We’re back with Mareike Hachemer for part II of our interview. Mareike was a Top 50 Finalist for the prestigious Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize and received the opportunity to meet other inspiring teachers around the world. She gave a thought-provoking Tedx talk in Heidelberg on how teachers are instrumental in changing the world. Let’s hear what she has to say.
We’ve focused on making 2017 a creative year. From creative News Year’s Resolutions to fun STEAM crafts to do with your kids, we’re encouraging daily doses of creativity. For beginners, or those who haven’t created it quite some time, it might take awhile to get started. We looked some key ways to finding your own creativity.
We caught up with Mareike Hachemer, a Top 50 Finalist for the Varkey Global Teacher Prize. Mareike gave an eloquent and inspiring Ted talk in Heidelberg, explaining the importance of teachers in society and how teachers, in fact, have the power to change their communities and in turn, the world.
Most educators and parents can agree that art is important kids, in that it stirs the imagination and gives a sense of wonder. But, did you know that art in education can help children develop vital educational and leadership skills that can be applied to every aspect of their lives? We took a look at some important skills that students can learn from art education.
Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and many of us are still searching for that perfect gift. Often the most meaningful gestures are those that are made with creativity and love. We brought you 10 creative gift ideas to make for Valentine’s Day.
Art education conferences can be especially rewarding for teachers looking to learn innovative methodologies and strategies, connect with their peers, or simply check out new materials and products to bring to their students. However, traveling to conferences can also be costly, so teachers should choose the best events to impact their students. We took at look at some of the top art ed conferences in 2017.
In the recent years, teachers and parents have seen a push for project-based learning. While project-based learning clearly has significant benefits for learners, it is recognized that integrating art into this learning method has substantial advantages. We took a look at integrating the arts with project-based learning.
Creatubbles is all about sharing our art projects no matter what type they are. This includes in-game designs, lego, clay, cardboard, and digital art. One area of art that is often overlooked but is nearly always in front of us is photograph manipulation. This is a cool way to create extra effects for your projects whether the photo is the project or just a small element of it. Here’s some cool little tricks you can include.
STEAM learning has been making its way into classrooms all around the world. What’s STEAM? STEAM is an instructional method of teaching that integrates science, technology, math and engineering with arts in order to foster critical thinking and help students problem solve creatively. But STEAM learning doesn’t have to stop in the classroom. Here’s some fun STEAM crafts to do with your kids at home.
We’re thrilled to bring a new safe learning channel to your kids and classrooms! Twice a week, we’ll be sharing the “Creatubbles Minecraft Minute,” which are short, creative, STEM-based activities for students and educators.