I was shopping/splurging/salivating at Gardners Book Service yesterday during their annual Teacher Appreciation event and found a new treasure.
It's a new series of 6 books named Get Art Smart, published by Crabtree Publishing just this year. Written at a first and second grade reading level, it includes the titles:
What is Line?
What is Shape?
What is Form?
What is Texture?
What is Color?
What is Space?
I've already used/tweaked/adapted the text from "What is Shape?" with images from the internet to create a Keynote presentation for my classes - my second graders have been highly resistant to identifying the differences between organic and geometric shapes...
Don't you just love discovering new tools/materials to bring something fresh to your lessons?
OK Go in the Art Room - I'm a big fan of OK Go... I think I've even shared a video or two here before, but today when I saw they put out a survey* to see how their videos are used...
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