I have established a moderate computer lab in my art class (7 machines, destination station, scanner, digital camera and photo quality printers). My masters project was to integrate these technologies into my middle school curriculum. Finding an online connection is one of the ways I am using it.
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> From: Jerry & Mary B [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
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> John ,
> Check out a sit called WebQuest ( or maybe you know about it). They have
> a great lesson for doing an exhibit.
> In my current class in Technology ( masters program), they are really
> encouraging infusion of technology instead of just automating. But is
> all comes down to $. They (experts) say we shoould not have computer
> labs , but computers should be a regular part of all classes. just like
> a pencil. But it sounds like you have a neat idea!
> Bueltel, John wrote:
> >I am a middle school art teacher that is actively using internet computers in my art curriculum. I am always looking for ideas and methods to improve the integration of the Internet and art.
> >Last year I made an online connection with a school in Canada sharing art and ideas during a sculpture unit. My students are currently working on a block printing unit. I would again like to make a online connection with a school who is also working with printmaking. This can be a valuable way to expose students to different art, ideas, and cultures. If you would be interested in such an online connection please contact me.