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Re:[teacherartexchange] teacherartexchange digest: September 11, 2012

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From: Teresa Woodlief (artmom1tw_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Sep 12 2012 - 04:37:30 PDT


May I suggest to look into the work of amazing art educator, Tricia
Fuglstad from Illinois. She uses a Smartboard extensively in her teaching.

Terry Woodlief
http://pinterest.com/terryww/
http://kidsartmuseumeducator.blogspot.com

On 9/12/12 3:01 AM, "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group digest"
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>TEACHERARTEXCHANGE Digest for Tuesday, September 11, 2012.
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>1. Re: teacherartexchange digest: September 10, 2012
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>Subject: Re: teacherartexchange digest: September 10, 2012
>From: "Kim Foster" <Kim.Foster@kirkwoodschools.org>
>Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2012 08:06:50 -0500
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>I have been using the Smartboard, or mine is called an ActivBoard
>(different software company), since 2006. I love it! The image quality
>is only as good as your projector. If your district/school purchases
>cheap projectors, you will have a poor color quality. Also the
>projectors need good bulbs! I got a new bulb two years ago and the
>difference was amazing. A dark room, lights out also helps. I use the
>software to create "powerpoint-type" presentations. You can imbed
>videos, create games, do practice quizes, allow students to draw over art
>images, and use a ruler for straight lines. Like anything, it takes
>practice and training. If you use an ActiveBoard, log into Promethean.com
>and you can even download art images and presentations others have made.
>Hope those who like to engage the 21st student, use this tool. I learn
>more every year! Our students are given their parents ipads or phones to
>entertain themselves when they are toddlers. Kids love working on the
>activeboard!
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>TEACHERARTEXCHANGE Digest for Monday, September 10, 2012.
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>1. Re: teacherartexchange digest: September 09, 2012
>2. Constitution Day Activitiy
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>Subject: Re: teacherartexchange digest: September 09, 2012
>From: Margaret Angstadt <mangstadt@rssu.org>
>Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2012 09:13:54 -0400
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>Smartboards are VERY useful in my opinion.
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>Projectors -- get a GOOD projector -- it makes all the difference.
>LUMENS -- get the most you can! I would also go for 'wireless'
>capability in your projector, in case you want to use your laptop.
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>Smart document camera is on my list of 'wants'...makes giving and
>recording demonstrations easy. (think "substitute" teacher...)
>Another 'want' is a Wacom tablet ... lots of possibilities there...
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>There are a number of smartboard presentations available online, so
>you don't have to re-invent the wheel, but not enough in ART yet. Go
>to the "SMART Exchange" :
>http://exchange.smarttech.com/search.html?subject=Art+and+Design
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>I don't use 'clickers' -- but I do have students use the board for
>identifying and marking their interpretation of how the artist use
>design principles/elements (in both my art and photography classes).
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>It helps when students are logging onto our new photography website
>-- signing up and posting their images for discussion...
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>Great of PowerPoints and Prezi's ...
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>Hope this helps -- but remember LUMENS -- my art room has no windows
>(I'm enjoying the same air that was left from last June...) and my old
>projector is barely luminous enough to view work in total blackness...
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>Subject: Constitution Day Activitiy
>From: Art Teacher <artprofessor@gmail.com>
>Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2012 11:49:47 -0700
>X-Message-Number: 2
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>Are you looking for some Constitution Day art activity resources?
>Visit the Constitution Day website
>http://www.artmuseums.com/constitutionday.htm
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>Sign up for Art for the Classroom Teacher,
>http://www.artmuseums.com/teach.htm
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