VIRTUAL MUSEUM Woodburn School for the Fine and Communicative Arts
Purpose of “Real Time” museum • Document • Display • Educate Document Learning Display Educate Parents
What is a virtual museum? • …. The idea of a virtual arts integration night was born.
What is a virtual museum? • Electronic artifacts including:
Why have a virtual museum? • To document and publish student work for a broad audience virtually. Students Parents Community
What was the process? • Workshops for teachers • Refresher on how to document the process
What must be included? • Title page • Objectives page • Photographs of the process • Photographs or scans showing samples of student products • Reflections by students (i.e. artist statements) • Also May Include: • Video taped highlights • Interviews of students about the process • Music
Examples • Kindergarten: Journey to Grandma’s House • First Grade: Imaginary Journeys • Second Grade: Mali Tableau • Third Grade: Magazine Covers • Fourth Grade: Magnetism Readers Theater/Integration Tableau • Fifth Grade: Poetry based on Student Photography • Sixth Grade: Image Maker
First Grade: Imaginary Journey Through the Clouds While learning about the different types of clouds, students went on an imaginary journey to feel the difference between the clouds. Step 1: Imaginary Journey Step 3: Individual Recall of Types of Clouds Step 2: Group Retell
Third GradeHistory/Science Magazine Covers • The children found pictures of patriotic symbols or famous Americans on the web. They were then instructed to write three facts and one question about their picture.
Image Making: Integrating Language Arts and Photography Photostory documenting a year long arts integration project of sixth grade students working with a professional photographer to examine and document different perspectives and changes in their school and community environment using photography, literature, and writing.
What are our next steps? • Blogs…