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Re: [teacherartexchange] Zentangles!


From: Diane Davis (dianemdavis_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Aug 25 2011 - 22:56:47 PDT

sorry. I'm allowed to use youtube in the classroom, so I project them
directly onto a whiteboard. No smartboard yet for me. But small groups
would work for sure, esp. after introduced to the class as a whole
first. That way they can get started, and then see some specifics on
the screen.
On Aug 25, 2011, at 6:45 PM, Katherine Purdy wrote:

> Thanks everyone!
> I have been watching some on YouTube and they are really cool!
> I'm curious-how do you show the tutorials in your classroom? Small
> groups in front of a computer?
> Or do you download videos and show them via computer to a projector
> to a big screen? MY district BLOCKS
> Youtube unfortunately.
> Never have projected big screen from a computer-but I want to. I
> have a Macbook Air and (and an HP projector that I haven't used as
> of yet : )
> Maybe I will this year!
> Kathy in LA
> On Aug 25, 2011, at 3:28 PM, Diane Davis wrote:
>> There are some great how-to lessons on zentangles in youtube. I use
>> them with my class. Some good, some not so good, so watch them
>> first and pick the ones you like.
>> diane
>> On Aug 25, 2011, at 5:50 PM, Katherine Purdy wrote:
>>> Hello-
>>> Someone posted an idea a few days ago on the doodle thread about
>>> zentangles-
>>> and I really liked the idea after seeing images of them I found on
>>> the internet.
>>> But I have had no success finding a lesson plan on zentangles or
>>> at the very least step by step directions anywhere.
>>> Googling and searching for 2 days! All I can really find is
>>> mention of classes people have taken and a million images!
>>> Found some books-Totally Tangled for example-and don't mind
>>> ordering book but I want to make sure I get the RIGHT book-
>>> so many out there-and I need a simple version for middle school.
>>> Also the ones I found on Amazon do not let you look inside!
>>> I think people are trying to "protect" the profitability of
>>> zentangles as I notice it's all copyrighted and such!
>>> Any resources people could suggest would be appreciated!
>>> Thanks,
>>> Kathy in LA
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