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Clay Around the Room

Today I began “Clay Around the Room,” another segment in my exploring materials units. Set up just like the other ones (sculpture, paint, collage and drawing) there is a different activity at each table. Each table has a different variety … Continue reading

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“Home is Where the Heart is” 8th Grade

This is my 8th grade class that has a mix of Accelerated Gifted kids and a bunch of English Language Learners. You can tell by the writing, but not by the art! They are one of my most creative groups and … Continue reading

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ArTechTivity Podcast #4

Each student in my 8th grade Digital and Video arts classes have selected an art related segment topic to research, write, record and edit. pod4 In this Episode: In this “How To” segment, Ashley tells us about how to use the popular … Continue reading

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ArTecTivity Podcast #1

Our first podcast is finished and many more will be on the way when we return from break. Each student in my 8th grade Digital and Video arts classes have selected an art related segment topic to research, write, record and … Continue reading

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Clay: Pottery In Middle School

Before students are able to begin the clay projects we go through a great deal of rules, methods and procedures. Doing clay in your middle school classroom can be a wonderful joy or a logistical and managerial nightmare. To insure … Continue reading

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