Category Archives: Tutorials

What to Do When You Are at Home (Practice Art)

At LES, students do not need to do art homework, even on snow days! Yet, I have a great resource for my students who would like to work on drawing skills–it is a website that shows you how to draw … 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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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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New Video for 5th Grade Ink Project

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Value Scale Tutorial for 4th

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Photoshop Tutorial for Avatar Design & Typeface Face

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LES Art Curriculum Nights Screencast

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Symbaloo for Summer

Here’s a great resource for making art/learning about art with cloud apps (parental permission & monitoring, of course http://www.symbaloo.com/mix/elementary-upartwebmix

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Two Songs

We are learning about perspective in 3rd & 4th grade, and of course, I just now found this great song to reinforce the concepts. Still, worth looking at and if we have time, maybe even sing in class these last … Continue reading

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