Students Build a 30 Foot Submarine as an Art Project

It’s unusual in Wyoming to see any kind of seafaring craft, but a high school had students build a 30 foot submarine as an art project. At Powell High School, students officially christened the submarine U307, PHSS Panther.  The submarine hangs suspended in mid...

Art and Nature

An Alaskan artist in residence is showing students how to combine art and nature, as they gather leaves and stems and learn how to do botanical illustration. Artist Karen Stomberg is taking the opportunity of a multi week artist residency at North Pole High School to...

Combining Art and Science with Giving

Combining art and science with giving is one unique way for middle schoolers to learn subject material and conduct research on how giving affects the brain. Eighth-graders at Whitehorse Middle School made glass sun catchers, which will be sold at Absolutely Art to...

Common Core Approach to Art Classes

Learning to think deeply and more critically is one skill that students are bringing with a Common Core approach to art classes.  At Plant City High School, the students in Nicole Carpenter’s Photography 1 class at Plant City High School have nott heard much about the...

Field Trips Offer New Opportunities for Learning

Field trips offer new opportunities for learning, and up close hands on experiences.  They stimulate new questions, ideas, and projects among students and teachers. Janet Mansmann, senior coordinator of social studies curriculum for San Antonio Independent School...