Hello Janie and everyone at the ASCD conference!

69th Annual ASCD Conference Attendees (and Janie) – Welcome to my DAY to DAY Goals Website!

Take a tour, have a look, follow me, and see how I effectively use technology as a tool for interaction, content, resources, collaboration and communications tool in my classroom. If you would like to contact me – you can e-mail me at fjkorb@gmail.com. Enjoy!

GOALS:

  1. Know about how one teacher uses technology in the classroom as a tool for interaction, engagement, content, and a resource for students, parents, and the world!
  2. Know about the benefits and positive aspects GANAG and all its components have added to one teacher’s ability to be more effective instructor and planner for my students (and the world)!

Take a minute and discuss with your neighbors about any questions about the how I use technology in my classroom? How are you effectively using technology as a learning tool, interactive tool, tool of engagement in your classroom? What else might you try out? Did you get my e-mail address for questions you might have? How about my website address?

One more week of the Quarter! YIKES!

Shane Koyczan – TED Talk “To This Day”... for the Bullied and Beautiful… “If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror, look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there’s something inside you that makes you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit.”

Join Mr. Korb’s Remind 101 Texting Service for the following classes for:

Art Foundations: 2 Point Drawings of Microbiological images…

Malcolm MacDougall and his Microscopic Inspired Sculpture – 3D… How are you doing similar? http://malcolmmacdougall.com/wp-content/gallery/sculpture/scupture3_0.jpg

Goals:

  1. How are you communicating 5.5.1 rationale, 5.5.2 ideas and, 5.5.3 opinions. How does the drawing relate to the idea of PERSPECTIVE and making art inspired from SCIENCE and OTHER IDEAS?

Based on the ideas of science and microscopic images, is your work successful in creating a NEW and INTERESTING COMPOSITION? What is SUCCESSFUL? Composition? Technique with OIL PASTELS? Process with PERSPECTIVE?

Drawing: Kandinsky – What did you take from yesterday?

How are you doing? What’s your negative space looking like? http://newabstraction.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/KandinskyWassily.jpg

Goals:

  1. 5.5 evaluate responses to works of art for communicating 5.5.1 rationale, 5.5.2 ideas and, 5.5.3 opinions. How does the drawing relate to the idea of COLOR / MEANING / EMOTION / Spirituality / YOU / Music?

What’s working? What’s not? What to do to wrap it up for next week?

AP Studio Art: Snacks for Monday – Crit on Monday

How are you using line, shape and form? How are you advancing the ideas of your concentration? http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Admin/BkFill/Default_image_group/2012/10/24/1351096937370/Barbara-Hepworth-Concentr-010.jpg

Goals:

  1. 1.1 apply whatever media you are choosing  and use a variety of techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill and 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well.

What have you got to do this weekend to present your work? ANSWER The TWO QUESTIONS AGAIN… ONLINE!

Reflecting on the challenges of the day… how are you doing?

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/03/01/bc-poet-shane-koyczan-win_n_2790292.html – Read the Article HERE!

Shane Koyczan – TED Talk “To This Day”... for the Bullied and Beautiful… “If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror, look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there’s something inside you that makes you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit.”

Join Mr. Korb’s Remind 101 Texting Service for the following classes for:

Art Foundations: 2 Point Drawings of Microbiological images…

Can you see the microscopic in the sculpture? http://malcolmmacdougall.com/wp-content/gallery/sculpture/scupture9_0.jpg

Goals:

  1. 6.1 compare aspects of your drawing with aspects of the scientific images you began with.

6.1 compare aspects of your drawing with aspects of the scientific images you began with. What are two similarities? What are two differences?  

Drawing: Mid Crit!

Kandinsky and his circles! http://www.kimberleyjones.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/K3-Wassily-Kandinsky-Concentric-Circles.jpg

Goals:

  1. 2.4 compare Kandinsky’s points of view and your theory regarding composition and meaning in artwork

As this develops, how are your ideas and Kandinsky’s similar and how are they different? What might you take away from this experience? How can you share that idea with the world? WRITE this out from the beginning of the hour. Has it Changed?

AP Studio Art: Concentration Time!

Concentrate! RUN! Or Draw! http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/236x/57/b5/9b/57b59be7908a7ed80fe78a0994573c7c.jpg

Goals:

  1. The past two days have been about REFLECTION… How are you 1.3 communicating your ideas clearly

What is the OBVIOUS connection your works have with one another? What is the NOT SO  OBVIOUS connection?

OOOps… I failed to title for today!

Shane Koyczan – TED Talk “To This Day”... for the Bullied and Beautiful… “If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror, look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there’s something inside you that makes you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit.”

Join Mr. Korb’s Remind 101 Texting Service for the following classes for:

Art Foundations: 2 Point Drawings of Microbiological images…

Where are you gathering your ideas from? How has Malcolm MacDougal gathered his ideas? http://malcolmmacdougall.com/wp-content/gallery/sculpture/scupture6.jpg

Goals:

  1. 5.1 identify the reason(s) you are using perspective and microscopic images to making art – how else can you use these ideas beyond the classroom?

How are you using linear perspective? How are you using NON-LINEAR perspective? Share with a friend.

Drawing: KANDINSKY – What is your understanding of the BIG PICTURE?

GEOMETRY!!! How are you using it in your artwork? Are you? Make sure your theories are matching your art work and the MUSIC you have been inspired by. http://uploads8.wikipaintings.org/images/wassily-kandinsky/yellow-red-blue-1925.jpg

Goals:

  1. Apply GEOMETRIC subjects, symbols, and KANDINSKY / BAUHAUS based ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges

Biggest struggle / success for today? Write it out and the WHY!

AP Studio Art: Concentration Works – Keep Going – Crit on Monday!

Colored Pencil – Your Body Of Work. How are you CHALLENGING YOURSELF? What point did you find the challenge begin? When did you have an A-HA moment? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/f97a9-girlonswing.jpg

Goals

  1. 4.2 describe the purpose and meaning of your art objects within your cultures, times, and places

How does this tie in? How – SPECIFICALLY – have you seen growth and development in the CONCENTRATION of work?

March 15, 2013 – Friday – Hello Janie Pollock and Everyone at the ASCD Conference!

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Shane Koyczan – TED Talk “To This Day”... for the Bullied and Beautiful… “If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror, look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there’s something inside you that make you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit.”

TED Talks are GREAT INSPIRATIONAL TALKS that can add a great deal to your day.

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Collaboration and Sketchbooks – THIS WEEK we will be having a 5 minute conversation about the collaborative PEER / SELF Evaluation regarding your sketchbooks for the week. 10 minute before class ends, we will pair up with someone NEW and Self / Peer evaluate – and then hand them in!

  • What is the benefit of sharing your sketchbook with your classmate?
  • How can you learn to speak about your own sketches and ideas?
  • How can you share your ideas with others?

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Art Foundations 2D: Challenge with Staircases. You thought ROOFS were hard? HA! Wait until you try stairs.

How about this for 2 point perspective? Can you imagine drawing stairs like this? Learn the basics and you can draw anything!

GOALS:

  1. 1.4 create, and solve 2 Point Perspective STAIRS using 1.4.1 analysis (and a friend).

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB and discuss the Differences in one and two point perspective. What was the most challenging part of the stairs? What did you find similar in the process of drawing stairs that you have learned in drawing other objects in 2 point perspective?

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Drawing: We critiqued yesterday – what did you take away from the process? What do you remember as being impressive or successful about the work you saw from others? How can you use some of the same ideas that your classmates have expressed?

This IS a drawing – YES it is! I am not kidding. What does it do that your’s doesn’t? What does it do that your drawing does?

GOALS:

  1. 2.2 Evaluate the effectiveness of your artwork (What is working? What needs working on?)
  2. 2.3 create artworks that solve visual challenges (How are you approaching the solution to the crinkled paper?)

Pair / Share – self – evaluation of the day – back of the goal sheet. Can you begin to see / hear a story in the work?  What do you think the character in your drawing might be up to with that piece of paper? Write down your thoughts in today’s Goals Page –  Journal Section.

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AP Studio Art: Continue to work on the HUGE body of work that you are developing. This is great. I am REALLY happy to see you challenging yourselves. Keep it up! No excuses though – work hard.

Brian – This one is for you… you get a lot of stuff today. Wow, lucky Brian. Romare Bearden created this collage based on Homer’s fictional epic stories. What can you take away from his work that may help you maneuver down your own path of using allusion in your artwork? Hmmmm?

GOALS:

  1.  2.2 PEER-evaluate the effectiveness of artworks
  2. 2.3 create artworks that solve visual challenges

With 5 minutes left… what are you needing to do this weekend. Write down what you need to accomplish over the two days. How much art do you need to take home? Do we have a sketchbook assignment for next week?

March 14, 2013 – Thursday

Shane Koyczan – TED Talk “To This Day”... for the Bullied and Beautiful… “If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror, look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there’s something inside you that make you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit.”

TED Talks are GREAT INSPIRATIONAL TALKS that can add a great deal to your day.

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Collaboration and Sketchbooks – THIS WEEK we will be having a 5 minute conversation about the collaborative PEER / SELF Evaluation regarding your sketchbooks for the week. 10 minute before class ends, we will pair up with someone NEW and Self / Peer evaluate – and then hand them in!

What is the benefit of sharing your sketchbook with your classmate? How can you learn to speak about your own sketches and ideas? How can you share your ideas with others?

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Art Foundations: Continue to work on 2 point perspecitve.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Falling Water”. This place WAS a house and is NOW a tourist attraction. where have you seen this place before.

GOALS:

  1. 1.2 create 2 point perspective cantilevers that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.3 processes you use to create a cantilever.

Review with neighbors the process of drawing in 2 point perspective. Where did you have problems with your drawing from yesterday? What parts of the process are you REALLY struggling with? What are you going to HAVE to review on your own for?

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Drawing: Photographs and update of the Rubric / Template for this Still Life Figure Drawing. What do you need to remember to do in order to do this successfully?

Homework for Monday – go to the Google Drive: Create a NEW DOCUMENT: Under FILE; NEW; FROM TEMPLATE – Look up KORB and then use the: Korb Evaluation Rubric Template ORIGINAL. Change the name to: HOUR Last Name Paper Figure Drawing – Try this otherwise HERE.

This is a closed composition… why is this a closed composition? What is your drawing doing that this one is also doing? What has this artist done to successdully create the look of the crumpled paper?

GOALS:

  1. 2.2 Evaluate the effectiveness of your artwork – MID CRIT – CLASS TOGETHER – Work on texture / chiaroscuro drawings – still life (define still life).

Write out one thing that has really struck you about the drawings you saw in front of you today. BE SPECIFIC and THINK ABOUT YOUR OWN WORK ALSO. This is IMPORTANT in how you reflect on the work you do and the choices you make.

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AP Studio Art: Continue to work on the BODY of work you are creating – continue to explore the GROWTH i n your work. DRAW – CREATE – MAKE ART!

Are you working TOO hard? Thinking TOO much? Approching each piece as though it HAS to be a masterpiece? Hope not… sometimes you just need to MAKE ART.

GOALS:

  1. Technology Operations and Concepts – Update your AP Central Site… Review of the upload site.
  2. 1.3 communicate ideas clearly – ARE YOU? Do you have a clear understanding of the ideas you are communicating?

What has been happening in your work that FITS with your statements? How can you continue to think about the statement you have written and refresh your ideas?

March 13, 2013 – Wednesday

Shane Koyczan – TED Talk “To This Day”... for the Bullied and Beautiful… “If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror, look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there’s something inside you that make you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit.”

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Rose takes a look at Jack’s sketchbook drawings. What do you think your conversation might be about your sketchbook aboard an unsinkable ship?

Collaboration and Sketchbooks – THIS WEEK we will be having a 5 minute conversation about the collaborative PEER / SELF Evaluation regarding your sketchbooks for the week. 10 minute before class ends, we will pair up with someone NEW and Self / Peer evaluate – and then hand them in!

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Art Foundations 2D: Cube, Windows and Doors, Peaked Roof with an overhang, sidewalk that recedes properly – TEAM and PAIR SHARE with one another – Torn out of sketchbook – NAME AT TOP – HANDED IN at the end of class.

GOALS:

  1. 1.4 create, and solve 2 Point Perspective: CUBE, Windows, Doors, Roof, and Sidewalks using 1.4.1 analysis (breaking up the subject matter to basic elements)
This is an example of the requirements for today. If this isn't what your drawing looks like - you have some work to do.
This is an example of the requirements for today. If this isn’t what your drawing looks like – you have some work to do.

REQUIREMENTS FOR WEDNESDAY:

  • Horizon Line
  • Vanishing Points
  • Cube
  • Window and Door with Wall Thickness
  • Peaked Roof with overhang
  • Sidewalk in front of the “house” with the “cracks” receding properly
  • Sidewalk coming out from the door to the other sidewalk.

“What part of the drawing process did you struggle with today? Where did you and your partner have issues that you were unable to fix? Please write this is your Comments portion of the GOALS sheet.”

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The DRAWING class working DILIGENTLY on the figure / paper drawings - YEAH!
The DRAWING class working DILIGENTLY on the figure / paper drawings – YEAH!

Drawing: Make photos of your PRELIMINARY THUMBNAILS, the STILL LIFE AS IT IS, and the DRAWING AS IT IS TODAY. Homework – go to the Google Drive: Create a NEW DOCUMENT: Under FILE; NEW; FROM TEMPLATE – Look up KORB and then use the: Korb Evaluation Rubric Template ORIGINAL. Change the name to: HOUR Last Name Paper Figure Drawing – Try this otherwise HERE.

Today – Draw.

Check out that BACKGROUND – How are you DRAWING a background like this? Or are you?

GOALS:

  1. 2.2 Evaluate the effectiveness of your artwork
  2. 1.2 Create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to materials, techniques and process.

What are your thoughts about the idea of the composition / paper bag as subject matter? WRITE THAT IN YOUR GOAL SHEETS. Why do you feel this is worthy / unworthy / simple / complicated

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Look at the AP Artists working hard... Good job guys!
Look at the AP Artists working hard… Good job guys!

AP Studio Art: Continue to work on the BREADTH WORK and the CONCENTRATION work. How are you doing?

How has Picasso used a multiple assortment of materials in his collages to create the work he did? What are you doing in our work to be new and inventive in your work? Are you?

GOALS:

  1.  3.5 evaluate and defend how 3.5.1 subject matter 3.5.2 symbols are used in art
  2. 4.4 evaluate and interpret your art in your time for relationships in 4.4.1 form 4.4.2 context (what might this mean as we look at ALL of the class work?)

Looking back at the first half of the week, what major accomplishments have you made that helps you stand out from the rest of the class?

March 12, 2013 – Tuesday

Shane Koyczan – TED Talk “To This Day”... for the Bullied and Beautiful… “If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror, look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there’s something inside you that make you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit.”

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Rose takes a look at Jack’s sketchbook drawings. What do you think your conversation might be about your sketchbook aboard an unsinkable ship?

Collaboration and Sketchbooks – THIS WEEK we will be having a 5 minute conversation about the collaborative PEER / SELF Evaluation regarding your sketchbooks for the week. 10 minute before class ends, we will pair up with someone NEW and Self / Peer evaluate – and then hand them in!

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Art Foundations: Sidewalks – Review the 6 Rules of Thumb – Where are the examples posted?

How did this artist create the ILLUSION of the sidewalk being cut out and removed from the sidewalk?

GOALS:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.3 and processes you use
  2. 2.3 create artworks that solve visual challenges

What part of the process from yesterday’s roof drawings did we use today? How else MIGHT you be able to use that same technique in another aspect of the drawing?

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Drawing: Share the process of the drawings – yesterdays work – first part of class with one another – ASK each other WHAT is it about their composition they enjoy and WHY.

Please take a look at how this artist has handled the negative space in the composition. How did you handle the negative space / background in your first pencil drawing? how are you going to handle it in this drawing? Do not be afraid of the DARK SIDE.
  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.3 an awareness so that your ideas are executed well
  2. 2.3 create artworks that solve visual challenges

Share the beginnings of the drawing at the end of the class. Write up notes about the composition on the back of the goal sheet.

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AP Studio Art: Work on the body of work you have been working on. What is the success of your concentration? What is the success of your breadth work? 

How has Jim dine handled the idea of a plant? What has he done to successfully make this MORE than just a drawing of a flower?

GOALS:

  1. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges
  2. 3.4 evaluate and defend the validity of sources for ideas

What were the biggest impressions you had from the classmate’s works? What were the most difficult things you felt as you presented your work? Conversation between classmates about the 2 questions for your exam. How does this work relate to your concentration?

March 11, 2013 – Monday

Shane Koyczan – TED Talk “To This Day”... for the Bullied and Beautiful… “If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror, look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there’s something inside you that make you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit.”

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Rose takes a look at Jack’s sketchbook drawings. What do you think your conversation might be about your sketchbook aboard an unsinkable ship?

Collaboration and Sketchbooks – THIS WEEK we will be having a 5 minute conversation about the collaborative PEER / SELF Evaluation regarding your sketchbooks for the week. 10 minute before class ends, we will pair up with someone NEW and Self / Peer evaluate – and then hand them in!

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Art Foundations: Two Point Perspective – Perspective Center – Peaked Roofs

Frank Lloyd Wright “Oak Park” Chicago, IL. Talk about GREAT Architecture! How do you see the 2 use of 2 point perspective in this photograph?

GOALS:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.3 and processes you use
  2. 2.3 create artworks that solve visual challenges

Review with neighbors the process of perspective center and drawing peaked roofs. What do you have to do in order to find the perspective center of the side of the cube?

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Drawing: Continue to work on the general composition of your drawing. What is the “type” of composition you are using? If the general composition is developed, then move into the specific shapes that make up the “texture.”

A lot of ideas in this drawing. Is it open or closed? This composition ALSO tells a story. What story do you think it might tell? What other “compositional” ideas do you see it having?

GOALS:

  1. (1.2) Create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to materials, techniques and process.
  2. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.3 an awareness so that your ideas are executed well

This is a long one: Share the thumbnails of the first part of class with one another – ASK each other WHAT is it about their composition they enjoy and WHY. (What was it about the composition that interested them before the final drawing was begun.) Have a conversation about the similarities and differences in the thumbnail and the final composition and write up 4 or 5 notes about the composition on your goals sheet.

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AP Studio Art: What have you accomplished since last week regarding your breadth work? How’s that new concentration coming along? What are you getting done in the sketchbook?

Barbie is an inspiration for some fine arts… look at how you are using your inspiration and your references in the creation of your work.

GOALS:

  1.  2.2 PEER-evaluate the effectiveness of art work

What were the biggest impressions you had from the classmate’s works? What were the most difficult things you felt as you presented your work? Have a strong and productive conversation between two of you about the 2 questions for your exam and how your works are GROWING or NOT GROWING towards the last works.