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

Google Drive in the K12 Art Classroom

As an incredibly busy person, whose ambitions often run away from her, I'm a huge proponent of working smarter not harder. Honestly, I think just about everyone is a proponent of that. Along the lines of the working smarter vein, I've simply got to talk to about using Google Drive in the Art classroom.I know.… Continue reading Google Drive in the K12 Art Classroom

Urban Cityscapes Inspired by Room 9: Art!

Have you ever done a project simply based on the materials you had on hand and fallen in love with the results?  I have.I posted previously about these incredible cityscapes by Room 9: Art! In my mind, the cityscapes are not only beautiful; they use easily found resources. I'm bowled over by this ingenious project… Continue reading Urban Cityscapes Inspired by Room 9: Art!