What is the schedule for art classes? Art classes are 40 minutes Ms. Ramsey teaches art Monday through Friday Mrs. Delmonico teaches art on Tuesdays Mr. Greco teaches art on Mondays What will my child learn in art? About famous artists Art processes like: painting, drawing, printmaking, clay sculpture and collage To make connections between … More FAQs KT Murphy Art Program
The famous Bruce Lee spoke eloquently on life and learning. Here is one of his most famous quotes on being like water: There are several layers to uncover in the meaning of this seemingly simple metaphor. “Empty your mind.” We can only clear our minds if we let go of our thoughts, feelings and habits. … More Testing the Waters in School
There’s no way to know exactly how you will influence your students or how far your influence will reach. Planning and good intentions can fall short of reaching and engaging students if one important element is missing, and that’s a human connection. There’s nothing more certain to make a personal connection with students than tapping into their … More Art Appreciation = Empathy
We are a few weeks away from our Summer Resource Fair and Interactive Art Night! You may want to download a QR code reader ahead of time to be able to access the related media to each student art display. For more information on our student art exhibit click here.
Do we really need to teach children how to be creative? Couldn’t teachers just give their students several options to represent their learning and then say “Go ahead, today you can be CREATIVE!” If you have tried this approach you are a brave soul. Students and teachers alike who have ever tried to just “be creative” may … More Teaching Creativity and Failure
What started out as a quick brainstorming session playing with some apps I long ago downloaded to my iPad, turned into a day long quest of writing and illustrating a story. Well actually, right now it’s an iMovie. I made each page using the drawing pad app Emailed each image to myself Downloaded the images … More Super “C” A Story About Creativity
This year, like every other year, the to-do list in the spring seems insurmountable. I’m sure almost every teacher shares a similar feeling that the weight of end of the year tasks can be quite heavy. For art teachers working with students in elementary schools, there are 400+ students coming to us every week of all ages … More Curating Student Art Shows