Virtual School- Optical Art, G6

The Tic-Tac-Toe format of this task was inspired by Kasey Bell from Shake Up Learning. I loved using it and will do so again in the future. If you haven’t heard of this amazing lady, check out her resources they are phenomenal. Here is a great example of her Doc resources for educators.

I introduced a Tic-Tac-Toe format, to encourage student agency and choice.

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The students began by watching the 2 videos (about Op Art on EdPuzzle) in box 5 then, they needed to make a row diagonally, vertically or horizontally. The blue box supported their final task which was the yellow box.

I then created an interactive instruction board with video tutorials, assessment criteria, and inspirational images.

These slides were inspired by Matt Miller from Ditch That TextBook. This is another FREE resource for educators which is absolutely brilliant. Download the books they are seriously so inspiring. Especially, now that so many schools are virtual.

The students documented their progress, gave feedback, and uploaded their final art to a class set of slides. Having one set of class slides has proven to be very successful for virtual school, because you are in touch with what your peers are doing.

G6 Optical Art Documentation 2020

Normally, in the art room we see what people are creating and can be inspired but virtual is so detached. One set of slides connects us as a group.

G6 Optical Art Documentation 2020 (18)

Here are their final results

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For an extension I added an AR digital option

However, not all students have iPads so it was optional. Here is the tutorial and samples.


You could also combine AR with DoInk Animation

Here is a basic tutorial for DoInk

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