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iPads in Humanities classrooms
iPads in the Primary Classroom
Technology for students with special needs
Technology in Primary Schools
Wikis and Blogs
Conference Notes for Early Childhood 2012
Pearson 2015 LTCON
Critical Agendas Conferences 2015
Students and Self-Publishing
entrepreneurial skills for students
Pearson EC Conf 2012- mLearn
Art and Technology
Copyright and Creative commons
Digital Literacy for Teachers
Let's Create with iPads
Online Learning Communities
Pinterest for Education
Add "All Pages"
Art and Technology
This page is being used for 'Adventures in Art and Music Technology' workshop.
My Pinterest board:
iPad and Art Pinterest Board:
first (to pin all your fantastic ideas)
Copyright, Art and Creative Commons:
Tidying up Art:
Google Art and Online Museums: Find one and share with group
Google Art Project
: Amit Sood
Further Links for Google Art
Bloom Taxonomy and the Art Classroom:
Activity 1: Portraits of a monster/character/famous person
Physical Activity: Have an original of a portrait (even a photo of the student- but half of a face) and students have to finish the rest.
Face It - from National Portrait Gallery
Video showing iPad Art using the 'Brushes' app. by David Kassan (UK)
Portrait Sketch (Android)
Activity 2: Collage - Window by Jeannie Baker or iSpy
(Create your own iSpy Books images and then turn them into eBooks)
iSpy Book Resources
create your own iSpy picture and then take a screenshot for ideas.
Physical Activity: What do you see out of your window? School or Home.
Great for Excursions/Incursions
Photo Collage of your name- think like Google? Mosaic?
Online Activity: Use this to create different collages with shapes:
This is from NGA, and is perfect for
natural collage (interactive)
Using the Camera on the iPad or device set up your own iSpy page (whether it is alphabet based or otherwise) and then take a screen shot. Write a little poem to go with it and then turn it into an eBook using
Book Writer for iPad
. Share with younger or older students. Or alternately use a photo collage tool to create your own collage from existing photos and repeat process.
Book writer for iPad, Photo Shaper Collage Maker
Creative Book Builder
Activity 3: Animating faces and telling stories (and explaining the process).
Also use Digital Storytelling to develop 'flipped videos' - students teaching students
Physical Drawings into Digital Storytelling (then explain the process via)
Puppet Pals, Morfo, Explain Everything
Activity 4: Augmented Reality and QR Codes
Physical Activity: 2 min Brainstorm where you could use QR codes and Augmented Reality in your classroom.
Workflow: Set up 'Aura's (triggers) using Aurasma for your art work (for any of the projects you are working on).
Online Activity: Using QR Codes creator online to create QR codes to websites, more information.
iOS App: Aurasma and colAR Mix
Activity 5: Mandalas/Patterns/Shapes and Tesselations
Looking at various patterns and how they are created such as Mandalas or Tesselations. Look at this
: and choose 'Patterns of Infinity'. Take a screenshot.
(Colouring Sheet for Mandala's) - Looking at naturally occurring patterns around you.
Colouring Mandala's online (great for Early Years)
Online Sketching Tool (like Spider Webs)
Look for Tesselations in Nature...(create comics)
Online Tesselation Tool:
iOS App (Tesselations): Amaziograph App (video below how to use it)
Activity 6: Altering Art in a few different forms (Impressionism) or Graffiti
Take an original art work (choose one of the class) - or look at
Vincent Van Goh's Cat
and students have to re-create the art work by re-arranging one artistic element.
See TED video.
Changing the Masters from NGA Kids
Choose a theme, and re-create your painting.
Activity 7: Abstract Art and Music
Resource: Inventing Abstraction (from Moma - Museum of Modern Art, New York)
Using the Moma Art Lab App
Kandisky, Abstract Art and Music
Using the notes from this website you could incorporate technology, art and music all at the same time.
Moma Art Lab App
Activity 8: Sculpture/Origami
create shapes of greek vases, screen shot, use another sketching app to create designs for a clay vessel.
: Sculpt something out of materials provided.
Online Activity: Sketch what your pottery is going to look like using
Online Sculpting Tool
iOS App: Pottery HD (see above for lesson ideas)
Activity 9: Claymation (Stopmotion)
Lego StopMotion Ideas and Resources
Create a __second video using the character that you have created with the background you created online.
Create a character that you can use for 'StopMotion' videos.
Use this website to design backgrounds for 'Jungles".
Smoovie, iMotion HD
Activity 10: Words and Images (also refer back to Collage for Photo Shaper: Collage Maker)
Wordfoto over drawings, etc, links to literacy like onomatopoeia poetry creations, identity words with self-portraits, etc.
Trace your hand (enlarge it) and then write all the words that you can think of within that shape. Use different colours.
Optical Illusion 3D Hands and Words
activity see above.
Pictures into Text Portraits
Interactive Art Gallery Resources:
Met Museum, New York
Looking at Art (Guide for Teachers): From Art Gallery NSW
Queensland Art Gallery: for Kids
National Gallery of Australia for Kids
Art Teacher Blogs:
Cathy Hunt's Art and iPads Website
Mrs Morris Art Blog
Online Museums/Art Galleries (Virtual Tours)
National Museum of Australia
Children's Museum, Indianapolis
Other Art Tools:
15 Online Tools:
Great for using for grafitti style art.
Drawing with blocks
**Teaching Art Concepts online:**
Web 2.0 Drawing Tools
Web 2.0 Art Tools:
List of Web 2.0 Art Tools
Great for creating original 'Pollock' work. Just click to add colour.
help on how to format text
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