Technology Tools, Tips, and Tricks for the Art Classroom


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What happens when the technology teacher unexpectedly takes on the job of part time elementary art teacher? Karen Bosch will share her wonderful two year adventure in the art classroom. Learn about how she creatively incorporated all kinds of technology tools into art instruction. She’ll share technology tips for organizing and presenting lessons, managing the classroom, publishing student artwork, and using interactive online links.

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Technology Tools, Tips, and Tricks for the Art Classroom

  1. 1. Technology Tools, Tips, and Tricks for the Art Classroom Karen Bosch K - 8 Technology Instruction Southfield Christian School Southfield, Michigan Sunday, October 20, 13
  2. 2. edit Text what Happened when the technolOgy teacher unexpectedly became the art teacher Sunday, October 20, 13
  3. 3. Apple IIe Creative! Sunday, October 20, 13
  4. 4. My Friend Andrea Sunday, October 20, 13
  5. 5. Clever Karen a secret desire to be an art teacher Sunday, October 20, 13
  6. 6. A story, Not a sermon Technology was easy, art was hard! Share the tools, tricks, and tips that became a part of my art classroom! All resources posted online! Sunday, October 20, 13
  7. 7. Resources: Karen Bosch Twitter: @karlyb Sunday, October 20, 13
  8. 8. Collecting ideas Searched out Art Teacher Blogs! Followed using Google Reader (no longer available) and Feedly (online and app) list of the blogs I follow Sunday, October 20, 13
  9. 9. Collecting ideas Searched out Art Educators on Twitter! Followed hashtags #arted and #artsed Link to educators that I follow on Twitter Sunday, October 20, 13
  10. 10. Organizing ideas I am an“Idea Hoarder” I am a “Digital Hoarder” Bookmarking using bookmarking websites Delicious and Diigo Sunday, October 20, 13
  11. 11. Evernote Create notebooks with ideas I found online - copy/paste Take photos and audio notes with app Syncs between computers and mobile devices Tag (label) each note Free account! Sunday, October 20, 13
  12. 12. Evernote Sunday, October 20, 13
  13. 13. pinterest Visual Organize Boards by topic Follow Art Teacher Pinners - they help curate projects for you! Link to my Pinterest Boards Sunday, October 20, 13
  14. 14. Lesson Presentation Projector! Used Powerpoint, Keynote, Hyperstudio, Smartnotebook Included famous artwork, links to websites, videos, examples, project steps, cleanup Theme for the month Sunday, October 20, 13
  15. 15. videos Discovery Streaming Videos from Youtube - downloaded and inserted into presentation (collected on Pinterest) Art video slideshows Sunday, October 20, 13
  16. 16. Tech Tools Document Camera Smartboard iPhone/Smartphone iPad Sunday, October 20, 13
  17. 17. Document Camera iPevo Webcam ($79.99) and Extension Arm ($24) iPevo WishPool - gives away products to teachers each month! Sunday, October 20, 13
  18. 18. Document Camera iPad Justand ($89.99) and Apple TV ($99) projects iPad wirelessly Boardcam and Stage apps let you write on iPad screen Sunday, October 20, 13
  19. 19. smartboard Teacher drawing, annotating, illustrating Interactive websites and files Student drawing and illustrating Free Smartboard file downloads! Sunday, October 20, 13
  20. 20. iPevo Interactive whiteboard system Small device and pen to turn a flat surface into an IWB Connect to labtop or computer (must have projector) $149.00 (!) Sunday, October 20, 13
  21. 21. iPhone and iPad My iPhone: my most valuable and versitile teaching tool! Presentation online shares dozens of ways to use phone in classroom! Will share more ideas how to use camera Sunday, October 20, 13
  22. 22. management Raps about Rules with GarageBand Create raps with Songify and AutoRap apps - works great with students in groups or as class! Sunday, October 20, 13
  23. 23. management Online Timers Timer apps Noise app: Noise Control, Too Noisy Pick student apps: Decide Now, Marble Jar, Undecided, Stick Pick Behavior Management app: Class Dojo Sunday, October 20, 13
  24. 24. Cleanup pictures For K/1 Took photos each week using my iPhone camera Emailed, inserted into Smartboard Notebook file Sunday, October 20, 13
  25. 25. Tutorial videos Recorded using my iPad! Edited and narrated using iMovie app Why didn’t I do this sooner??? Sunday, October 20, 13
  26. 26. computer stations KidPix TuxPaint (free) Sunday, October 20, 13
  27. 27. computer stations Art Learning Links Sunday, October 20, 13
  28. 28. computer stations Sumo Paint Texter Sunday, October 20, 13
  29. 29. computer stations Funny Food Face Jungle Sunday, October 20, 13
  30. 30. computer stations Discovering Mudcloth Create your own Bayeux Tapestry Sunday, October 20, 13
  31. 31. publication Pixels and Paintbrushes blog (currently unavailable due to virus attack) WordPress - Blogging directly from my phone or iPad Sunday, October 20, 13
  32. 32. publication Student Bloggers! iPad Keyboard (iPevo) Students take videos of class! Quick edit using Splice app Sunday, October 20, 13
  33. 33. iPhone and iPad Camera - still images of students and artwork Video - fast editing using Splice app Artwork slideshows using Animoto (app) and Smilebox (computer) - free teacher accounts! Artsonia Sunday, October 20, 13
  34. 34. Artist statements Fotobabble app on iPad, iPod, or iPhone (free!) Snap photo of artwork Record one minute description Automatically publishes to internet! Sunday, October 20, 13
  35. 35. QR Code Listening Galleries Pink Pigs, Super Heros Used Audioboo app (free!) on iPods/Pads to snap photo of artwork, record 3 minutes of audio Automatically publishes to web, print out QR codes from Audioboo Sunday, October 20, 13
  36. 36. Ipads in art Creative APP-titude - iPad Activities for the Art (geared towards students) 6:00-6:50 pm Friday 10:00 - 10:50 am Saturday Repeating this session 2:00 - 2:50 pm on Saturday Sunday, October 20, 13
  37. 37. Ipads in art Drawing apps Photography apps and art Art simulation apps Combining Art and Digital Storytelling Sunday, October 20, 13
  38. 38. The next part of the STory Back to teaching technology full time..... BUT still combining technology and art in my lessons! My New blog: Elementary APPtitude Sunday, October 20, 13
  39. 39. Andrea’and Her art Sunday, October 20, 13
  40. 40. Resources: Karen Bosch Twitter: @karlyb Sunday, October 20, 13
  41. 41. Karen Bosch Creative-APPtitude - iPad Multimedia Tools for Creativity by Karen Bosch is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Sunday, October 20, 13