International Dot Day

Getting It Done

Getting It Done

Mid-way through the third week-ish of school, so nine days in, we are settling in and already having meaningful experiences. Thanks to first day roll-outs of iPads, we were able to get right to work (thank you Mr. Quinn and tech crew). I have been introducing the tech components of our routines through authentic processes […]

International Dot Day 2016

International Dot Day 2016

In the Miscoe Hill 5/6Art room we have had a blast creating dots and watching them come to life using the Quiver app on iPads. Why create dots? Because of the book The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds. Here is a narrated video of the story: We colored in templates made by Quiver and then used the […]

International Dot Day 2015

International Dot Day 2015

In the Miscoe Hill 5/6Art room we have had a blast creating dots and watching them come to life using the Quiver app on iPads. Why create dots? Because of the book The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds. We colored in templates made by Quiver and then used the app to view the dots we have […]

International Dot Day With Augmented Reality!

International Dot Day With Augmented Reality!

  Each year we celebrate International Dot Day in the 5/6 art room. International Dot Day is inspired by the book The Dot, by Peter H. Reynolds. Not to give the story away, but when the main character, Vashti, is consumed with “artist’s block” upon seeing a blank white page, her art teacher encourages her to […]

Video, Apps & Important Note

Video, Apps & Important Note

Open house was held at Miscoe Hill for grades 5 & 6 tonight. It was a sincere pleasure to meet so many new parents/guardians and to see once again parents/guardians of my sixth grade students. For those of you who couldn’t attend, here is what you missed: Yes, there was a hand-out. Lucky for you, it […]

Colorful Collaborative Displays

Colorful Collaborative Displays

Check out the colorful displays of our collaborative work for International Dot Day:

International Dot Day – A Celebration

International Dot Day – A Celebration

Her teacher smiled. “Just make a mark and see where it takes you.” These are words to live by from The Dot, by Peter H. Reynolds. In celebration of International Dot Day, dots have been the focus of our recent artwork in three types of media. If you are not familiar with the book, you […]