Elementary Art: Balance and Symmetry

Invite kids to explore the basic principles of balance and symmetry in art utilizing the rich content of the Internet. Students will learn how to see various art forms in a new way as they gain an understanding of balance and symmetry. Balance Begin this lesson with a class discussion. Ask your students about the […]

Looking for Art

The Web is a fantastic resource for education in the visual arts. The Internet allows students to access artistic images from many different times and cultures. By exploring various art pieces from a wide range of times, cultures, and styles, students will learn to form their own opinions of the art they see. By answering […]

The Scream

It is the season for screams—haunted houses with spooks around each corner, Frankenweenie and Hotel Transylvania are haunting movie theaters, and Jack ‘O Lanterns perch on porches around the country. It all comes to a head on Wednesday when ghosts and ghouls of all sizes will hit the streets in a quest for masses of […]

The Art of Science

Get back to basics by revisiting how concept maps and creative exploration of the scientific method can bring freshness to teaching science. Students often get pulled into learning methods that are very linear and left-brained. This may be particularly true in science, in which memorization, sequence, and rationale are primary tools for learning. To quote […]

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Using the Web to Take Virtual Art Tours around the World

Spring is the season most folks look forward to enjoying. Spring brings images of bright colors, cheerful hues, wide ranges of tones, and a mix of textures from soft flower petals to bristly new sprouts of grass. So much of our ‘tech time’ is spent playing catch-up with all that is available on the Web. […]

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