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Entries Tagged as 'art'

Better than a refrigerator! (Digital Portfolios)

December 7th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Content-Art

Forget putting artwork on the refrigerator- today we made art digital! This morning Ms. Llera and I worked with Ms. Tarr’s period 2 class to create portfolios.  The students used the iPads to first photograph their art work before using Pic Collage (a free app) to create a digital poster.  After saving their work, the […]

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Got Art?

January 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Content-Art

  Fascinated by art history?  Then SMARTHistory is for you!  Recently, they have merged with Khan Academy.  You can view images, listen to curators and explore the history of art from all time frames.  I’m going to use it before my next museum trip! (from TeachersFirst)

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Dancing with Degas

November 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies, Content-Art

  Ballerinas and Degas are a match I remember from my childhood (my aunt had several prints in her room).  Here’s a chance to explore the artist and his work from the Metropolitan Museum at The Dancers and Degas.  From his life, to activities, to his work, this interactive site is geared to elementary students. […]

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