Art On The Go!
March 07, 2019

Art On The Go!

The fourth-grade students at Loesche Elementary School were engaged in a lively discussion about modes of transportation and their function and purpose. The conversation led to their exciting observations of the many visually intriguing trucks that the children have seen on the local streets and highways. They collaboratively concluded that trucks can be large, moveable […]

APRIL: Paris Street; Rainy Day
March 07, 2019

APRIL: Paris Street; Rainy Day

DETAIL: Gustave Caillebotte (French; 1848– 1894). Paris Street; Rainy Day, 1877. Oil on canvas; 83.5″ × 108.75″. The Art Institute of Chicago. Charles H. and Mary F. S. Worcester Collection. 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 […]

Mirroring, Heather Hanson Style
February 04, 2019

Mirroring, Heather Hanson Style

I love incorporating opportunities for teamwork and collaboration into my curriculum at all grade levels. It’s important to structure activities that foster social-skill building along with creative and critical thinking. For the past few years, my fourth-graders have worked together to create digital sculptures that are inspired by the work of Rachel Beach (May 2018 issue, […]

MARCH: Book of the Dead for the Singer of Amun, Nany
February 04, 2019

MARCH: Book of the Dead for the Singer of Amun, Nany

DETAIL: Book of the Dead for the Singer of Amun, Nany, c. 1050 BCE. Egyptian. Papyrus and paint; 13.75″ x 206.94″.  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund. 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 […]