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8 Drawing Exercises That Every Artist Should Practice

Wire Drawing Exercise<p>Example from save-janos.net – this example has been placed on a painted acrylic background<br>With this exercise you are not going …

24,000 Vintage Cartoons from the Library of Congress Illustrate the History of This Modern Art Form (1780-1977)

Historically speaking, what we call cartoons began as artifacts of print culture, and as such, of modernity. Before the widespread availability of …

Art

Child Refugees Document Horror Of Fleeing Their Homes Through Powerful Art

The youngsters are using their creativity to share their stories and speak for themselves.<p>Art is providing a powerful emotional outlet for a group of child refugees.<p>Youngsters who have settled in southeast England after fleeing unaccompanied from countries such as Syria, Sudan, Eritrea and …

Refugees

How to quickly create a word cloud in Google Documents

Travel through a wonderland made of discarded cardboard

James Martin

A First-Grader's Picasso-Like Painting Is Now Hanging At The Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is giving NYC public school students the opportunity of a lifetime.<p>On Tuesday evening, a group of students ― pre-kindergarteners to 12th graders from New York public schools in all five boroughs ― converged at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The young people were not …

The Arts

The Street Art Hiding On The 69th Floor Of The World Trade Center

The project is called an "art world in the sky."<p>Is street art still street art if it dwells not on storefronts and avenues but 69 floors up in a Manhattan skyscraper? This is the question at the root of “ART4WTC: Gallery in the Sky,” an artistic collaboration between street art legends in the …

Street Art

Shepard Fairey: artist behind Obama 'Hope' poster unveils largest work to date in Sydney

On the side of 309 George St in Sydney, the street artist’s latest work has been unveiled as part of Vivid Sydney<p>The mural is still being completed when we speak but the work by the 47-year-old Los Angeles-based artist Shepard Fairey is already doing the rounds on Instagram.<p>The artwork, on the side …

Street Art

7 Great TED Talks on The Educational Potential of Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality is radically transforming our life by making the border between thephysical and digital reality thiner than ever before. We have …

Augmented Reality

Ex-Googler Debuts An AR App That Lets You Build Your Own Pokémon Go

Former Disney CEO Michael Eisner and venture capital company Greylock Partners are betting on an app that sets a foundation for more augmented reality applications.<p>When Pokémon Go incited mass augmented-reality hysteria this summer, one big question that emerged was whether the game’s success would …

Virtual Reality App 'Art Plunge' Takes You Inside Your Favorite Paintings

A new app will let you dive headlong into the enigma that is the <i>Mona Lisa</i>. Art Plunge is a virtual reality gallery that allows users to get an …

Infographic - Virtual Reality Surging Into the Classroom

Virtual Reality is being used in classrooms now more than ever. One quarter of the schools are already using VR, and this number is continuing to …

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

Americans and Cybersecurity

(jmiks/iStock.com)Cyberattacks and data breaches are facts of life for government agencies, businesses and individuals alike in today’s digitized and …

Cybersecurity

5 Surprising Ways Twitter Can Help With Online Teaching

For the longest time, I could see no way to connect online teaching with Twitter.<p>Twitter was like some annoying, large exotic bird.<p>Oh, I could hear …

eLearning

Vintage Illustration Animations

Not mine, but wish it was. This was shared on FacebookI saw this image shared on Facebook and went absolutely crazy. It not only made me laugh, it …

Animation

Frank Lloyd Wright Was A Great Architect–But He Was Even Better At Branding

How Wright positioned himself as creative genius rivals his revolutionary designs.<p>“Fellow architects have called him everything, from a great poet to an insupportable windbag.” That’s how journalist Mike Wallace began a 1957 televised interview with 88-year-old Frank Lloyd Wright. By the end of the …

Architecture

5 Tips to Keep the Hour of Code Going All Year

Every year students all over the world celebrate the Hour of Code. The goal is to set aside one hour to <b>give everyone a chance to learn about coding</b> …

Programming

8 Tips To Create Storyboards For Effective eLearning

If you are interested in boosting your online courses, here are 8 tips that’ll help you create storyboards for effective eLearning.This post was …

eLearning

Creating a Thriving Middle School Orchestra Program

Creating a Thriving Middle School Orchestra Program By Wendy K. Moy, DMADirector of Choral Activities and Music EducationConnecticut CollegeNew …

Middle School

Google Classroom for the Large Ensemble

Google Classroom for the Large Ensemble Using Google Classroom to Facilitate & Streamline Ensemble Instruction By Peter J. Perry, D.M.A. Google …

This Spring Your Beginner Program Can Blossom With Five Recruitment Tips!

This Spring Your Beginner Program Can Blossom With Five Recruitment Tips! By Wendy Higdon Article originally posted on On and Off the Podium It’s …

Tips

12 Good Music Apps for Elementary Students

June 6, 2017 Below is a collection of some very good iPad music apps to use with elementary students and young learners. Through a variety of …

M-learning

John Coltrane Draws a Picture Illustrating the Mathematics of Music

12 Good Mac Apps for Music Teachers

June 9, 2017<br>Below is a selection of some good Mac apps curated specifically for Music teachers. These are applications you can use to help you with …

Guitar

A Convenient New Way to See Who Has Access to Your Google Drive Folders

Creating shared Google Drive folders provides teachers and students with a great way to contribute to a pool of B-roll media, to share study guides, …

Book Creator is coming to the web

Since it’s launch in 2011, Book Creator for iPad has gone on to become one of the best-selling Education apps on the App Store, with over 25 million …

Typography 101

Often confused with font, which is simply the collection of a certain set of typographical characters at a specific size and weight, typography is an …

20 Of America's Greatest Frank Lloyd Wright Creations

On his 150th birthday, a digital tour of the architect's best designs.<p>After Frank Lloyd Wright died in 1959, an obituary described him as “the great radical of American architecture.”<p>During his lifetime, Wright condemned the “lust for ugliness” he saw in the sky-scraping landscapes and boxed …

MOMA

9 Ways to Think More Obliquely and Develop Your Ideas

In “The Rules of Genius, Rule #9: Approach answers obliquely”, Marty Neumeier outlines a range of thinking strategies to explore a challenge in new …