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First Grade: Color Poetry

In language arts, first grade read a book entitled “Hailstones and Halibut Bones” by Mary O’Neill.  It contains works of poetry about the colors of the spectrum. Students chose a color and wrote sensory poems.  They described how the color … Continue reading

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Tinkercad Keychain Tutorial

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Third Grade- Op Art

Op Art is the art of optical illusions. Third graders used lines to and shapes to create an optical illusion of a circle. The illustration was colored with an ABAB pattern.

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Middle School

Middles school students learned cross-hatching techniques to create this illustration of ribbons Lesson from http://www.juliannakunstler.com/art1_ribbon.html#.WRXhVxPyvOQ

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First Grade: Stop Motion Animation

First graders created a stop motion animation using their 3D printed bookmarks. 3D Printed Bookmarks: Students drew themselves and then they were introduced to the app, Morphi. Morphi allows the user to take a drawing and turn it into a … Continue reading

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Preschool: Yayoi Kusama

  Preschoolers watched a video about artist Yayoi Kusama. She had the audience dot the interior of her exhibit. Preschoolers dotted the art room!

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Third Grade: Blue Dog

Third graders learned about artist George Rodrique and his many paintings of Blue Dog.  George Rodrique was born in Cajun county. Louisiana. Blue Dog was inspired by the tale of the Loup Garou, a mythical beast.

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Kindergarten: Matryoshka Dolls

Students used Google Maps to explore Russia. The highlight of our virtual tour was seeing St. Basil’s Cathedral. They learned the history of Matryoshka nesting dolls and created their own. One of our students brought in a giant size Matryoshaka!

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Third Grade: George Rodrique

Third graders learned about artist George Rodrique. George Rodrique is known for his paintings of Blue Dog. Blue Dog was inspired from the tale of the Loup Garou, a mythical beast.

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First Grade: 3D Printing

First Graders are experimenting with the app, Morphi. Morphi  is a toll that can be used to create projects for the 3D printer.

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