Paleoart is a career deeply rooted in both art and science. Paleoartists often have a background in visual art and work with paleontologists to examine fossils and create images and 3D models (sometimes even life-sized) of what ancient creatures might have looked like. While working in a fossil prep lab in college, I was lucky enough to […]
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I wanted to introduce you to one of my favorite local high school art teachers. Her name is Christine Miller and she currently teaches at Williams High School in Plano. I’ve known Christine for many years, and originally met her when she taught at Townview TAG in Dallas ISD. I know that Amanda knows Ms. […]
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Check out leapmotion.com! Super affordable and works with any computer!
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I was lucky enough to catch a session at NAEA called Teen Programming in Museums mediated by three leaders in the field: Ryan Hill from Artlab+ at the Hirshhorn; Gabrielle Wyrick from the ICA Boston, and Hillary Cook from the Art Institute of Chicago (click on the images above to link to each institution’s teen […]
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A friend who teaches at this school shared this with me, kind of cool to see technology integrated into the lives of teens from the formal ed standpoint (also cool to see a principal who offices in the school hallway!) http://www.apple.com/education/profiles/burlington/
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Here is a link to the PBS documentary I mentioned a few meetings ago that features 5 Digital-Media based learning initiatives, including the YouMedia project in Chicago, and it’s precursor, the Digital Media Youth Network. It gave me a much better idea of the (many) possibilities of learning using new media and it also was a great introduction to the […]
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