This visual literacy game helps students practice clearly communicating through images; both creating and interpreting while working with verbs, nouns, and adjectives. I packaged up this game into a print & assemble download. Take a look!
I sat down and reflected on our student collaborations in the art room and pulled 15 ideas together for my upcoming presentation at the Illinois Art Education Association Conference on November 23. Register here. Below are notes and the PDF of my slides.
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Visual literacy requires clear communication through images; both creating and interpreting
I had the honor of being interviewed for the Jiffy Pop Podcast towards the end of summer. I talked about my take on creativity, how we learn from failure, and how making art brings me joy. See theshow notes to learn about the projects and hashtags we discussed. Thanks to Todd and Jen for including me in your podcast!
5th graders have been studying the magical animations of Evan Hilton to try to understand how they are made. We looked frame by frame at his ideas and a couple ideas from Andy Martin that used clay and other objects in a progression of stages to make things melt, shrink, grow, change, and other magical things. I gave my students these think sheets to help them make a plan for an animation using objects from the art room and model magic clay. Each student will be the director of their short stop-motion animation so, they have to be able to clearly communicate their vision to their animators and photographer when it's their turn to make the magic happen.
Results: students' illusions
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My transdigital approach to art education merges both traditional and digital methods across physical and digital spaces while giving students an opportunity to dive into ideas that were previously beyond what I could otherwise offer. Take a peek at the lessons I designed to help redefine learning for my elementary art students.
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