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  • 1. Art As A Window Ayse Demir, George Hartman, Debra McDowell, Suzanne McGuirk
  • 2. Collaborative Project
    • Our collaborative project focuses on the use of art as a window into various cultures.
    • Our site is meant to motivate kids to see and develop insight into both the differences and similarities between these cultures
  • 3. Voicethreads
    • Two or more voicethreads reflecting the art, jewelry, dress, and customs of different cultures are posted to our site.
    • We will use these voicethreads to promote student involvement & participation
    • Students will add their voicethread in response to what they see and questions asked by the teacher
  • 4. Assessment of Voicethreads
    • Students will be assessed based on:
      • Audio responses to pictures
        • Assessment criteria:
          • Clarity of response
          • Depth of response
          • Creativity
          • Contribution to the discussion
          • Originality
      • Written exam performance
        • Exam questions based on voicethreads will assess students comprehension of what they saw and heard
  • 5. Mosaic Art
    • One or two art mosaics will be posted to the site for students to view. We have used to produce these pieces.
    • The pieces will reflect a culture or cultures for students to examine and decipher.
    • A collage of pictures created using will also be used to present interesting photos reflective of various cultures .
  • 6. Assessment of Mosaic Art & Collage
    • Students will be assessed based on:
      • Written reflections
        • Student will write reflections on the wiki or paper.
          • Assessment criteria:
          • Interpretation, observations
      • Art project
        • Students will create a collage that is reflective of a culture of their choice. They should use information they have learned from either the site’s voicethreads, mosaics, collage, etc.
          • Assessment criteria:
            • Creativity, accurate representation of culture
  • 7. Site Evaluations
    • Formative Evaluation of Site:
      • Have our own children, nieces, nephews and/or friends view voicethreads for content changes, comprehension and comments.
      • Have same children view collages, mosaics and other pages for understanding of concept. Make sure we’re getting our point across
      • Make appropriate changes
  • 8. Student Evaluation
    • Summative Evaluation of Student Learning:
      • Audio responses
      • Wiki entries
      • Quantitative evaluations : Graded using letter or numeric grading system
        • Exams – Multiple choice, matching, true/false questions
        • Essay responses
  • 9. Student Outcomes
    • It is our expectation that students visiting our site will be engaged in learning the differences and similarities between cultures.
    • Students will be actively engaged in their learning experience
    • Our goal is to familiarizes students with a variety of cultures and make them see that although they may be different from their own, in some ways they are similar.
    • Our intention is to make children more aware and more accepting of the practices, dress and customs of a variety of cultures.
    • Children will be more aware of cultural diversity.