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  • Ovation

    January 26, 2018

    external resource from The Ovation Foundation, New Educational Resources Available From the Ovation Foundation
    Ovation

    The Ovation Foundation added two new video media resources exploring the work of artists to its Arts Ed Toolkit. These resources support the National Core Arts Standards for visual arts in high school and can be downloaded at no cost for educational purposes.

    The Ovation Foundation
  • design

    January 26, 2018

    external resource from CIO, Design Thinking – What’s it all About?
    design

    Mention the word “design,” and many people immediately think of pictures and colors. But when it comes to designing for technology focused tasks, beauty is in the eye of the user. Design thinking is a discipline that solves problems and redesigns tasks by working from the viewpoint of the user to come up with a new approach to processes that addresses common pain points.

    CIO
  • NGA

    January 26, 2018

    external resource from National Gallery of Art, NGAkids App for iPad, CD, or Mac/PC Download
    NGA

    The NGAkids app contains eight interactive activities inspired by works in the collection of the National Gallery of Art, plus a sketchbook for freehand drawing. The app includes portrait, landscape, still-life, and collage activities, as well as several sections related to abstract art. Fun for all ages.

    National Gallery of Art
  • NGA

    January 26, 2018

    external resource from National Gallery of Art, NGAkids Art Zone CD or Mac/PC Download
    NGA

    NGAkids interactives are no longer playable online through a web browser. Please download the Art Zone program to your computer or order a free CD. The program contains 17 popular interactive activities for children of all ages: 3-D Twirler, Brushster, Collage Machine, Cubits, Dutch House, Faces, Flow, Jungle, Mobile, Paintbox, Pixel Face, Photo Op, Places, Sea-Saws, Still Life, Swatchbox, and Wallovers.

    National Gallery of Art
  • art21

    January 19, 2018

    external resource from Art21, Apply Now for the New Year of Art21 Educators - Information and Application Now Available
    art21

    Art21 is pleased to invite K-12 teachers to apply for the upcoming year of Art21 Educators. Art21 Educators is a year-long professional learning community that brings together teachers from all subject areas interested in using contemporary art and Art21 films as resources for innovative teaching and learning across subject areas. Teachers are invited to apply from across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The 2018-2019 program combines a six-day summer institute in New York City (July 6-11, 2018) with participation in a virtual community and monthly online meetings that build on the momentum of the summer institute (August 2018-May 2019). Visit the Art21 website for additional information about the program, including FAQs, and a link to the online application. Applications must be received by Monday, March 19, 2018.

    Art21
  • teacher

    January 10, 2018

    external resource from American University School of Education, A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming a Teacher in 2018
    teacher

    Some people are certain from a young age that their calling is to be a teacher. Others have fulfilling careers in another specific field and later decide that they want to become teachers to share their knowledge with the generations to come. In either case, there are a few steps to be aware of that are necessary to take in order to become a teacher.

    American University School of Education
  • STEAM

    January 10, 2018

    external resource from eSchool News, 3 Winning Characteristics of a School STEAM Program
    STEAM

    What makes Shipley's STEAM program so great? Access to cutting-edge technology and the integration of the STEAM curriculum across the School have been integral to success, but above all else, the quality of the program is a result of the administration allowing our students to take the lead on making.

    eSchool News
  • podcast

    December 13, 2017

    external resource from Salon, Visually Speaking: 14 Podcasts that Draw out the History of Art
    podcast

    If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, where does that leave talking about visual art? You might be surprised by how immersive, expressive and image-rich these 14 art history podcasts are, through audio cues alone. Walk through museums with celebrities; examine a classical painting with an amateur — or professional — curator; and dive deep into the cultural milieu and influences that shaped an artist’s output. You’ll be sure to gain layers of perspective, depth and dimension.

    Salon
  • STEAM

    December 13, 2017

    external resource from Education Week, What Is STEAM and Why Should Schools Find Time for It? A Principal's Perspective
    STEAM

    After adding a STEAM block to the schedule a Rhode Island middle school principal watches her teachers and students discover new ways of learning.

    Education Week