Based on the National Gallery of Art’s “Art Around the Corner” professional development program for teachers in Washington, DC, this five-part online “Artful Thinking” course provides everything teachers need to begin creating a culture of critical thinking and collaboration for any classroom, subject, or level.
The I Am From Project was started by retired teacher and author Julie Landsman, who loves poetry and believes in its power to change the world, and freelance writer and teacher George Ella Lyon, who served as Kentucky Poet Laureate (2015–2016) and is particularly interested in the poetry of witness.
A Space of Their Own will feature works by more than 600 female artists working in the United States and Europe from the fifteenth through the nineteenth centuries. The paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptures were discovered in museum storage spaces throughout Florence, Italy.
Students can see the complete works of the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer, including the Girl with a Pearl Earring, in augmented reality (AR). Google has made the paintings available on students’ smartphones.
Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in November.