This week I brought aloe in for the kids. We talked about some of it’s benefits,whether or not it is edible and then some kids cut into a few leaves. They were suprised by how gooey the aloe was inside.
In Electron art we discussed Op Art (Optical Illusion Art). The students viewed a very brief power point with examples of Op Art with some examples of how this movement has changed over time and how it can be applied
This past week in art/studio class the Neutrons made Luminaries out of recycled Yogurt jars. They had a blast being creative with their creations and many of them used fall or Halloween colors. To make they each painted the outside
Last Thursday I introduced blackout poetry to the kids. Blackout poetry is a different way to create poetry. To create the poems you use an already existing text from a book or newspaper and use a black marker to remove
This week in art the Muons had a “guest lead”. One of the Muons took on the challenge of leading her peers. Nora presented a painting/drawing project. She instructed the other kids to make random water color strokes on paper
Last week in Group Gathering, we did a walk-through for our first Moot Court trial and the kids made up a scenario in order to practice some of the courtroom procedure. We litigated the “Case of the Stolen Barbie”, and
For our first week in Writer’s Workshop the Muons and I talked about zines. I explained that before the internet was so easily accessible to most people that zines were a way for folks to spread information,art,etc. The kids are
This week in Art ,the Muons did some print making.I explained to them how linoleum printing is done,showed them the type of linoleum used in printmaking and introduced a simpler more affordable way of making prints. We used styrofoam plates