“ by kimmer in Art Journaling, Mixed Media, Stamping Tags: art journal, art journaling, mixed media. This is an art journal entry from my Moleskine. This page has many layers. I had painted the background some time ago, so I ...”
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Aside from being fun, optical illusions actually play a role in education and in visual literacy. They help illustrate that we see by learning to see. While our brains relay information taken in through our eyes, we learn to interpret what we see by recognizing and storing patterns we learn as we continuously interact with the world around us. These patterns enable us to identify faces, dangers, friends, directions, routes, and opportunities around us.
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“ Innovative design crosses over all aspects of education. The American Society for Innovation Design in Education, or ASIDE, seeks to infuse curriculum with new approaches to teaching and thinking.” Don't miss the presentation The 8 Hats of Data Visualisation by Andy Kirk.
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“ Making classroom quizzes more interactive can be an easy and fun way to do the same checks on understanding and comprehension without hearing the inevitable groans from the students.”
Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
“ Ignite - A 365 Day Art Journaling Adventure - Day 4. Now that we have a few pages with color on them, pick one that stands out to you, or one you really like. Only using the materials right around you create something small on ...”
Via Journal For You!
“ This detailed and academic look at the need for visual literacy instruction in the K-12 classroom takes the teacher through what visual literacy is, how it can be used in the Core Curriculum standards and the benefits of teaching this skill set.”
Via Les Howard
“Last week I tweeted out a request for teachers to find some students willing to write about needless boredom in schools and received a number of replies. (This is a follow-up to my student survey r...”
Via Mel Riddile
Setting up a classroom website or blog for your classroom is as easy as pie. Before web2.0, users needed to have a sophisticated HTML and CSS knowledge before starting out on the laborious task of putting up a page into shape. Now that web2.0 is ubiquitous it no longer requires any advanced coding skills. There are several web platforms that allows users to easily create their website in a matter of minutes.I have handpicked a list of the most popular platofrms to start with. Check them out below and if you have other suggestions, share them with us in the comment form below. Enjoy
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