Create a flag with symbols that can retell a historical story or represent a significant event. Consider how artists communicate ideas through the use of lines, colors, shapes, and visual composition. Combine art and writing. Write a poem or narrative to accompany the new flag and explain the meaning or context of your art using this #ThinkingSheet.
Use this #ThinkingSheet to create a poster that shows your thoughts about liberation and freedom. How could words and symbols be used to express emotions and events in your art? What scenes comes to mind and what experiences do you visualize? Consider how this art could be shared broadly, perhaps as a poster, a mural on a community building, a social media post, or a postcard sent to others to help them understand your point of view.
Create a sketch that represents a feeling of being free. Where do you feel free? Is it a physical, emotional, or mental space? Consider ways you could modify this space to increase the sense of comfort, growth, or pride. What would you add to, keep, or remove from this space? Add vibrant colors to your sketch and fill it with symbols, patterns, and designs that bring you joy using this #ThinkingSheet!
Think about how people and countries around the globe celebrate their independence through cultural celebrations and national holidays. How are they similar to or different from how you and your family celebrate freedom? The United States Constitution guarantees the liberties of its citizens through the Bill of Rights. What does that mean and how is it different from some other countries? Explore this and other questions using this #ThinkingSheet.
Art is one of the earliest forms of communication. It is through the process of art-making that we gain an understanding of oneself, communicate ideas that raise awareness of a cause, document history, or have a voice in a global conversation.Join us for an engaging webinar as our panelists share insights on understanding multiple narratives in art that can inspire student voice.#FeaturedWebinar#2021#artintegration#arttechniques#SocialEmotionalLearning
Teachers perform many acts of kindness. They serve as mentors and inspire others. When we thank teachers for what they do, it is also important to acknowledge who they are! Think about the leadership attributes that teachers embody using this #ThinkingSheet.
While we encourage children to express appreciation and kindness all year long, May is a special time for them to celebrate their teachers. Students and their families can share their thanks with teachers by making cards that come from their hands and hearts using this #ThinkingSheet.
Teachers have enduring influence on people’s lives. The ways they help children become knowledgeable, capable, caring, and responsible leave long-lasting impressions on everyone. This #ThinkingSheet is a great way for students and their families to reflect on the impact a teacher has made.
Use the CREATE™ Relationships framework to discuss examples of each of the six behaviors and suggest ways students build these leadership skills using this #ThinkingSheet.
Student leadership teams can identify and solve problems, especially when many voices are heard. Have students create a plan for organizing student leadership groups and a visual progress chart for the projects each group will address using this #ThinkingSheet.