Artsonia - Getting Started


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Artsonia - Getting Started

  1. 1. Artsonia Getting Started! Getting Started! <ul><li>Susan Bivona </li></ul><ul><li>Mount Prospect School </li></ul><ul><li>New Jersey </li></ul>Tricia Fuglestad Dryden Elementary School Illinois
  2. 2. Artsonia Home
  3. 3. Agenda for Today <ul><li>What is Artsonia? </li></ul><ul><li>Why participate... </li></ul><ul><li>Everything you need to know to get started! </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits! </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy! </li></ul><ul><li>Stay for our 4:00 pm Session -- there’s MORE!!!and you don’t want to miss it! </li></ul>
  4. 5. Why Participate? <ul><li>Provides a well designed, easy to use gallery for your student artwork, link it from your website. </li></ul><ul><li>Increase parental involvement in their child’s education. </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy for your art program!!! </li></ul><ul><li>FUNDRAISING!!! </li></ul>
  5. 6. School Gallery Page
  6. 7. Getting Started <ul><li>Administrators approval? </li></ul><ul><li>A digital camera, computer, internet </li></ul><ul><li>Permission from student’s parents/guardians </li></ul><ul><li>Setting goals - how much work to publish? </li></ul><ul><li>Set-up your FREE Artsonia Account </li></ul>
  7. 8. Teacher Registration
  8. 9. <ul><li>Input STUDENT NAMES into your ROSTER </li></ul><ul><li>Take DIGITAL PHOTOS of your student’s artwork </li></ul><ul><li>Upload the artwork </li></ul><ul><li>Attribute each piece to the student artist </li></ul>What do I have to do?
  9. 10. Teacher Start Page
  10. 11. Build your School Gallery START HERE!
  11. 12. Getting Your Administrators Approval
  12. 13. Update Student Roster <ul><li>Input all your students into the roster </li></ul><ul><li>Organize by class/grade </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteers could help with this step </li></ul><ul><li>Set Permission Status </li></ul><ul><ul><li>granted, missing, denied </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. Screen Names <ul><li>Artsonia will generate this for you </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You put in the student’s FIRST & LAST NAME </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The result - Susan47 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>NO LAST NAMES are ever used </li></ul><ul><li>Why put LAST NAMES? </li></ul><ul><li>Other options... </li></ul>
  14. 15. Adding to your Roster
  15. 16. Student Roster
  16. 17. Getting Parent Permission <ul><li>Year 1 - Send out Permission Forms to all your students. </li></ul><ul><li>Year 2 & beyond - Send out Permission forms to only the incoming class. </li></ul><ul><li>Permission Forms @ Kindergarten Registration (Spring) </li></ul><ul><li>Permission Form is on the Artsonia Website. </li></ul>
  17. 18. Encourage Parents to REGISTER <ul><li>On the Permission Form, request parent e-mail. </li></ul><ul><li>Can input 2 e-mail addresses </li></ul><ul><li>Parents/Guardians will receive an e-mail requesting they register. </li></ul><ul><li>If they register, you will be able to see it on the class roster. </li></ul><ul><li>If they register, they will get an e-mail each time you publish a piece of artwork. </li></ul>
  18. 19. Taking the Photos
  19. 20. More Uploading Options for MAC Users Using this plug-in you can upload directly from iPhoto
  20. 21. Publishing Artwork
  21. 22. Edit Online
  22. 23. Student Portfolio
  23. 24. Getting Parents Involved! They are the KEY to your Success They are the KEY to your Success
  24. 25. Fan Clubs & Comments <ul><li>Encourage parents and family members to become a FAN CLUB member. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage students to leave comments for other students and parents, family & friends to leave comments too! </li></ul><ul><li>Comments must be approved by parents before they are posted. </li></ul>
  25. 26. Comments
  26. 27. Gift Shop
  27. 28. Benefits <ul><li>Artsonia allows the teacher to explain the valuable lessons learned in each assignment. </li></ul><ul><li>Fund Raising Tool - Families can purchase items featuring their child’s artwork and 15% of each purchase goes back to your art program. </li></ul><ul><li>Artsonia hosts art shows and contests - submit your entries digitally. </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson Plan Starters. </li></ul>
  28. 29. Questions...
  29. 30. Coming up Next...
  30. 31. rtsonia as Advocacy rtsonia as Advocacy eyond the Basics! eyond the Basics!