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Art Club 2015 Chalk Art (click for video)

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May/June News (video at end of post)

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All the art is down from the halls, the last firing of the kiln with the last of the fourth grade clay tiles is done, and I have been very busy doing an inventory of the last of the art … Continue reading

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November/December Art News

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Third grade watched a video of contemporary artist, Wayne Thiebaud. Then, they used tempera paint to create a cake picture, including parallel lines in their cake slice. Fourth grade is wrapping up watercolor experiments. In one picture they used three … Continue reading

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October/November Art News

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In Third Grade, we completed two projects: clay pinch pots with faces, and “creature behind my door”. The creature drawings were hidden behind a tag board door design, utilizing small motor tracing and cutting skills. We worked on those in … Continue reading

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Architect Visits 5th Grade Art

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On Thursday, March 20th, fifth grade Art classes got a visit from Mr. Craig Thompson, an area architect affiliated with AIA. He was able to share what he does, the education required, and the cool projects he is currently working … Continue reading

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A Little Scratch Programming Test

Thanks Mrs. Gagel for this news: “One week from today is Computer Science Education Week. No, computer programming skills are not on the test, but kids who use computer programming skills are using problem solving skills…By teaching some of the … Continue reading

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April/May Art Gallery Samples

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2012/13 Off to a Great Start!

I am so excited about all the new students, familiar friends, and also the new projects planned. Although we are just one week in, I already have beautiful art from the students, including the third grade “Ninja Eggs” and collaborative, … Continue reading

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Summer Symbaloo, Resources & May/June News

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Once again, many cool websites to make art without downloads (screenshot below) at http://www.symbaloo.com/mix/elementary-upartwebmix Art supplies, like we use at Leighton–> http://www.dickblick.com/ News from May/June: 3rd Grade is completing their 1-point perspective project, “Magic Boxes”(see below). 4th Grade completed their … Continue reading

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Art Club Rotoball 2012 Animation

In Rotoball, the ball comes in from the left & goes out to the right, being transformed in the middle—all of this takes place in 15 seconds. Our entry is below, and after we took nearly 200 stop-motion pictures the … Continue reading

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