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re: Computer Use in Elem. Art room

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Michelle Vidro (ggoose)
Wed, 3 Dec 1997 08:42:05 -0700

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what web sites would you take first graders to? we have the internet in our
classroom, and i'm wondering what you would think to be good, appropriate
thanks, michelle

> Charlie,
>I teach K-1st grade art classes and have one Mac computer in my room.
>There are several ways I use it. One is, I have the CD-Rom "Eyes on Art"
>from the Chicago Art Institute. I sometimes offer that as one choice for
>students who have finished a project early. It does involve setting a
>time limit, so students don't hog it. I have the oportunity to use the
>computer lab for 3-4 weeks in the winter, and i do a drawing project with
>my students using Kid-Pix. After that, using the KidPix program on the
>computer is an option for early-finishing students (I keep track of
>students using it, so all who care to get a chance). Its not much, but
>it's something. I haven't yet done this, but I get the opportunity at
>times to hook up the computer to a t.v., so I'd like to use the Eyes on
>Art CD-rom with the whole class. When we get internet in our rooms
>(which supposedly is coming), I'd like to go into some sites as a class.
>Hope this gives you a few ideas.
>Mary H.

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