Mid-Pacific Institute: Art - Day

Art - Day

Building Upon Past Experiences

Posted on February 24, 2018

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Previous Classroom Updates

New Year, New Explorations

Posted on January 12, 2018

As we settle into this new semester and new year we begin to explore new materials and ideas. 1/2nd Grades: Last semester as students were investigating the relationship between identity and place in their classrooms, in art we also approached...

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Fall 2017 Curriculum Summary

Posted on November 21, 2017

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Looking Closely

Posted on September 22, 2017

1st/2nd Grades We love experimenting with paint and color! After watching one of our favorite color videos and reviewing that there are three primary colors that every other color is made of, we started to think about all those colors...

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Elements of a Creative, Fun Art Class

Posted on August 18, 2017

It's great to be back! I was so excited for the start of the school year and to see all the students again. Before the children were let in on the first day, I wondered how they might have grown,...

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Spring 2017 Curriculum Summary

Posted on May 13, 2017

2017 - Spring Curriculum Summary.pdf...

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The Power of Choice

Posted on March 31, 2017

Self-Determination Theory (SDT) is a psychological belief that across humankind, people are most likely to be self-motivated if they have three qualities present in their life: Autonomy, the power to choose; Relatedness, connection and community with others; and, Competence, feeling...

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Skill Building

Posted on February 24, 2017

While each grade-level continues working on a long-term art-inquiry project, along the way, we do mini-skill building practices that ultimately allow students to better express their ideas for that long-term project. This posting is an update on the art skills...

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