Remember the cootie catcher? That little piece of origami magic that made for hours of fun around the lunch table (or in those not-so-engaging classes)? What if this fun little throwback from our middle school days could make a big impact on instruction? Well, guess what? It can. Cootie catchers can be a great way to get students talking about art--be it artist exemplars or the student's own work. Just create one online (see below), have students cut it, fold it, and get
With so many tech tools out in the world, how's a teacher supposed to know where to look?
Here are three of my favorites to kick off the 2016-2017 school year. Google Arts & Culture www.google.com/culturalinstitute/home What it is... This robust tool allows users to discover exhibits, artifacts and places in extraordinary detail. Teachers and students can make use of pre-curated digital exhibits or create their own gallery of images. Students can go on virtual museum tou