Got any Impressionism?

Today’s idea will help art teachers build community in the classroom while allowing students to express their individual viewpoints as artists.

Students at Becker Middle School created artist trading cards. While learning about color, line, and texture, they created 2.5 by 3.5 inch cards to showcase elements of art as well as their own [read more…]

I’ll trade you a Henry Hudson for a Leif Eriksson!

Need a new way to teach students about explorers? Mrs. Ridgeway has her students make their own trading cards featuring facts about those they are studying. To begin, she gives them a list from which they choose five people, each from a different country. Then, her students do the research to find out all the […]