Harnessing Free Web Apps to Drive Student Learning to the Next Level

Hey, everyone! I'm presenting at my local district conference about cool web apps, and I thought I would share with you here!Session Description:  There are so many free applications that are either designed for or can be re-appropriated to take student learning and projects to the “next level.”  Perceive how educators can utilize the internet to… Continue reading Harnessing Free Web Apps to Drive Student Learning to the Next Level

Looking Back on 2013-2014 School Year

Here are my hands-down favorite things that went down during my 2013-2014 school-year.I played GISHWHES again, and held a Robot Dance Party.I taught 46 kids at a time. Whew. Intense.The kids interacted with my artwork using mobile devices and social media. I was named Georgia Middle Level Art Educator of the Year by the Georgia Art… Continue reading Looking Back on 2013-2014 School Year

Ain’t Nobody Fresher. . .

My undergraduate alma mater is The University of Georgia. . .And, before you yell, “Go Dawgs!” or “Sic ‘em” or some other iteration of communicative school pride, you should know: I only attended one half of one football game and That was Enough of That. I spent most of my four years inside the Lamar… Continue reading Ain’t Nobody Fresher. . .

Lesson Plan: Turning Sculptures into Animated Gifs

In January, my 8th graders and I will be embarking on a series of studies about animation. I love animation. The more I learn about animation, the more I love, love, love (love!) it. In fact, I've even written about animation a few times on this blog, and have even made a full click-by-click wiki… Continue reading Lesson Plan: Turning Sculptures into Animated Gifs

Pop Art Candy Wrappers and Prang Product Review

This past Summer, DixonTiconderoga Company contacted me and asked if I would be interested in reviewing a few of their products.  I’ve never known any Art teacher to turn away free products, and I am no different.  They sent me a generous box full of Dixon Ticonderoga pencils and, Prang colored pencils (Dixon Ticonderoga is… Continue reading Pop Art Candy Wrappers and Prang Product Review