Category Archive: Creativity

Feb 04

What’s the word?

My students are currently engrossed in a new iPhone/Android game called What’s the Word? In each level of the game, you are presented with four photos, a set of letter space boxes, and eleven letters to help you spell out the word. The four pictures represent the word in some way. Some of them are …

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Feb 03

Galaxy shoes for the space obsessed teacher

This is a little different post. I hope you don’t mind. It does have something to do with education – one, it’s a lesson in a way, and two, this is the perfect accessory for teaching space! I am obsessed with space. I’m pretty sure you figured that out! I have this urge to not …

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Jan 31

#edugood update

It’s the 31st of January, and I am pleased to share that I have taken a photo every day as a part of #edugood. This is the longest I have ever kept up with a photo a day project. I think it helps to have a daily list theme when taking a photo. One month …

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Jan 24

Ocean Floor Models

One of our standards states that students should model the features of the ocean floor. Last year, I decided to incorporate the modeling process into a project. Basically, students are instructed to create a model of ocean floor features (continental shelf, continental slope, abyssal plain, trench, mid-ocean ridge, seamount, and volcanic island). The model must …

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Jan 22

Art notes: Science notes as art

When we interact with notes in my class, I like to make them colorful and interesting. I think part of it is because a large part of my memory is very visual. I see pictures when I recall information. I have also been trying to do more art in the past year. The most recent …

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Jan 20

Completing #edSketch

I had this great idea to get a group of teachers creating art together with the Sketchbook Project. I participated last year and documented it on Hope is the Thing with Feathers. In August, we got a group together, and then my sketchbook sat in my studio for months. I had decided what my theme …

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Jan 19

Sharing the #edugood

My friend and Team Kennedy pal, Krissy Venosdale had a great idea for a 365 photo project: #edugood. It’s all about finding the good in education. I loved the idea of it, and I am determined to one day complete a 365 day photo project, so I decided to join in. I am really hoping …

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