Mondrian Inspired Makey Makey Fraction Game

Ever had an idea marinating in your brain so intensely that you didn't rest while you slept; your brain was just working too hard? Today, I woke up and immediately knew that I had a solution to my "how to I combine fractions, Makey Makey, Scratch, and art" question. Also, my brain was super tired… Continue reading Mondrian Inspired Makey Makey Fraction Game

Makey Makey Fractions Game for Elementary Students

I'm going kinda nuts for this Makey Makey thing.I work in close proximity to subject-area coordinators for general education subjects. Lately, I've been challenging myself to integrate the arts with Science and Math. Visual Art teachers are usually eager to integrate (art isn't created in a vacuum and all of that), but it is often… Continue reading Makey Makey Fractions Game for Elementary Students

Makey Makey: Visual Art, Music, & Circuits

Have you heard of Makey Makey?I got a few kits a bit ago. .¬†.Honestly, I was a bit stumped. I understood it to be a tool with very multifaceted¬†uses, but it took me a bit to get my head around it (if I'm honest, I'm still working on that part).Anyway.For my first project, I decided… Continue reading Makey Makey: Visual Art, Music, & Circuits

Mandalas and Sacred Geometry for Middle and High Schoolers

Mandalas are an art form made by pretty much every culture. I like to integrate mandalas alongside sacred geometry into middle (and even high school) curriculum, as the Social Studies standards almost always highlight societies, cultures, and/or religions that feature mandalas and sacred geometry (Buddhism, Hinduism, medieval Christianity, and Islam).Here is one of the ways… Continue reading Mandalas and Sacred Geometry for Middle and High Schoolers