Location: Ms. Green's classroom, Oakland Tech Notes: Jamie Treacy Mission: Oakland Visual Art Teacher Network is a professional development collaborative for OUSD Visual Art Teachers, student teachers and our visual art and design community partners. Our time together is centered around project-based learning and hands-on art-making as a tool for growing our art teaching practice.... Continue Reading →
Our second year of AP Studio Art at Skyline has come to an end, and the portfolio websites are now live! We had a small group this year, but they were some of the most devoted and serious artists I've worked with. The AP Studio Art Portfolio requires students create 24 pieces of art in... Continue Reading →
Oakland Tech Ms. Deborah Green Recent class projects: Realistic portraits, African masks, Picasso Portraits, Created in that order as a "Portrait" Unit.
Chabot Elementary, Oakland Mrs. Amber's 4th Grade Class 4th graders study electricity (circuits) in Science as a Standard. Students then extended their knowledge of circuits in the art room by planning a piece of artwork that lights up! Students used new materials such as copper tape, coin cell batteries and LED lights to complete their... Continue Reading →
May 9, 2018 Location: Urban Promise Academy, Crystal Barr’s classroom (Art and STEAM Maker- Space) Teachers Present: Donna Salonga (Skyline), Lauren Litwin (Skyline), Jamie Treacy (Skyline), Deborah Gordon (OUSD), Roxanne Padgett (MOCHA), Vanessa Guererro (Oakland High), Amber Theme: Open Studio with Critique Discussion Teaching artists all brought one of their own artworks to work on... Continue Reading →
Workshop Leader: Rosemary Marr Participants: Shanti Provasoli (Prospective teacher), Vanessa Guerrero (Oakland High), Kristen Vetterlein (Grass Valley), Amber Miller (Chabot), Lisa Perkins (Edna Brewer), Crystal Barr (Urban Promise Academy), Deborah Gordon (Central Office), Jamie Treacy (Skyline), Ana Ponce (Skyline). "How to Teach Art Without Art Supplies" School bling made out of cardboard. Necklace made with... Continue Reading →
Feb 14, 2018 We were hosted by Michelle Lewis in her classroom at “Glenview” @ 54 th street. As I walked down the halls I noticed they were filled with beautifully displayed artwork outside every classroom. (15 classrooms total) Michelle mounts and hangs all of the artwork from her art classes outside of each of... Continue Reading →
Teachers Present: Donna Salonga, Jamie Treacy, Carl Barone, Shanti Provasoli, Carissa Moline, Tiffany Allen, Roxanne Padgett, Vanessa Guererro, Michelle Lewis, Deborah Green and Debora Gordon. Background: Carl Barone teaches design to grades 6-8 at Roosevelt Middle School. He teaches a large IEP and English Learner population. Most classes are 32 students. His classroom is set... Continue Reading →