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All Levels: The Worry Project
Digital

All Levels: The Worry Project

A project created to help students develop their empathic curiosity for others. The goal of this lesson is to help students make connections with one another and realize we are all human. Worry is something we all experience for many different reasons. Allowing time for students to share their worries promotes empathy and provides an opportunity for perspective taking as well.

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PiktoTape Figure Drawing Mashup
Digital

PiktoTape Figure Drawing Mashup

Want to get students back into the mindset of collaboration and celebrate working together? Tape Art©️ projects can easily take advantage of the collaborative potential of the medium while participants remain physically apart.

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Early Childhood: Gorgeous Brown
Digital

Early Childhood: Gorgeous Brown

Students collect natural found materials and experiment with creating centerpieces, arrangements, and more. This is a great Reggio Emilia-inspired lesson and parents can help their children gather the natural materials from outside.

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Early Childhood: Collaborative Monster Challenge
Digital

Early Childhood: Collaborative Monster Challenge

Young students invent and draw their own monsters and collaborate with preservice teachers to bring them to life.

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Elementary: Covering Comic Book Covers
Digital

Elementary: Covering Comic Book Covers

Students recreate well-known comic-book covers through clever, colorful drawings and add their own unique twists.

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Middle School: Cardboard Guitars
Digital

Middle School: Cardboard Guitars

Middle-school students construct 3D corrugated cardboard relief sculptures based on the cubist guitars of artists Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque.

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Middle School: Safe Shadows
Digital

Middle School: Safe Shadows

Students collaborate to create light and shadow photography compositions that explore the concept of the word “safety” and what that means to them.

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High School: Innovation & Interpretation
Digital

High School: Innovation & Interpretation

High-school students create art that expresses a unique point of view and challenges the viewer to interpret the story within.

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High School: Building a STEAMy Stop-Motion with Design Thinking
Digital

High School: Building a STEAMy Stop-Motion with Design Thinking

A STEAM-powered stop-motion lesson is taught to high-school students through a Design Thinking lens. Students follow the seven steps of Design Thinking to complete their animations.

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