Traveling to Ancient Greece

Posted by on Oct 16, 2011 in Resource, What's New? | 0 comments

Traveling to Ancient Greece is a book my 2nd graders wrote and illustrated. PDF

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China Museum: A Project-based Learning Unit

Posted by on Oct 1, 2011 in Resource, What's New? | 0 comments

For seven months of their fifth year at Loesche Elementary, a public school in the Philadelphia School District, the classroom teacher, Gloria Sherman, and I, the art teacher, collaborated on the China Museum Project. Each subject taught was based on all things from China. The culminating event was the transformation of the gymnasium into a China Museum with art and artifacts created in the art classroom. The students advertised the Museum, sold tickets, scheduled visits, and were docents, security officers and custodians. They made and sold hundreds of items for the gift shop. Every Museum...

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