Print Party Palooza!
October 08, 2018

Print Party Palooza!

I absolutely love to print! It started many years ago when I took my first (and I will admit, only) printmaking class with a very inspirational teacher, Boyd White, at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. My love for printmaking has spilled over into my classroom. I now teach middle school, but even when I was teaching […]

Gyotaku Fish Prints with First Grade
October 08, 2018

Gyotaku Fish Prints with First Grade

One of my favorite projects to do with my first-grade students is gyotaku fish prints. My first-graders are familiar with fish printing because the year before, I introduced a similar technique with small silicone rubber fish and markers instead of paint for the prints. They are now a year older, so I can begin discussing […]

Not Just Pieces of Wood
October 08, 2018

Not Just Pieces of Wood

There is no better time than during the elementary school years to begin cultivating compassion and respect for all people, past and present. Art endures, merging the histories of diverse cultures. When we guide students in their application of visual thinking strategies, we ask them to consider an artwork or an artist’s methods and reasoning. […]

NOV: Fulani Milk Woman
October 08, 2018

NOV: Fulani Milk Woman

DETAIL: Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian; b. 1932). Fulani Milk Woman, n.d. Linocut print. The Harmon Collection. National Archives at College Park. Public domain. ONLINE EXTRAS click here for resources related to this art print      Want To Have This Month’s Full-Size Art Print and Lesson Plan For Your Classroom? Order Your Copy of A&A November 2018 Issue For Only $6 […]