Upcoming Arts Workshops at Oakland International High School

Hi All, Here's some information about upcoming arts workshops at Oakland International High School at the Teacher Resource Center and Maker Bar From: Brooke Toczylowski. For more info email brooke.toczylowski@ousd.org And additional workshops are listed here. Accessing Literature through Arts-Based Research Learn how Sara Stillman, art teacher at Oakland International, is using visual art to empower students to analyze... Continue Reading →

VATN Professional Development 1/26/18

Thanks everyone who came out for our second all-day professional development.  We've embedded our slides from the the day that have the facilitator indicated for each activity.  If you're looking for a resource from one of the workshops, we'll attach them here. Also, feel free to email the facilitator directly to consult. If you haven't... Continue Reading →

Ms. Miller’s Art Room At OTHS

Ms. Miller's art classes are comprised of students of various backgrounds. She teaches art1 and art2 to students in the 9-12 grades. Students explore both two dimensional and three dimensional works of art. They learn to shade to create the illusion of 3-D forms, and they also work with mixed media to create original and... Continue Reading →

Mr. Treacy and Ms. Hale’s Art 2 Class

These works are from a recent acrylic painting unit inspired by the work of Georgia O'Keeffe.  Students studied her diverse pictorial strategies and made two works of art inspired by the Skyline landscape.  The first piece was a "Visual Metaphor" painting and the second one was "Abstracted Nature."  

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Salonga

    Where do you teach and what grade levels take your courses? Skyline High, Ceramics, beginning and Advanced, 9-12 grade Where are you from and how did you end up here? I was born and raised in San Francisco. I thought Iwould teach in S.F. but I had a connection to Skyline High and... Continue Reading →

East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse

 5/10/17  Enjoyed our last meet up of the year at the East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse.  Big thanks to the Depot's and  Education Coordinator, Natasha Stillman for making this possible! Participants: James Treacy, Skyline; Amber Miller, Chabot; Deborah Gordon, OUSD; Kristin Vetterlein, Grass Valley; Michelle Lewis, Glenview; Aracely Sifuentes-Ordaz, Melrose Leadership Academy; Ann Wettrich,... Continue Reading →

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