Month: March 2017

Strumming On The Old Banjo

By: Thomas Goldberg, Instructional Paraprofessional/Substitute Teacher Through their study of slavery in the United States, students learned that the modern-day banjo originated from an African instrument brought to the Americas during this horrific period in American history.  Students learned that many historians now believe that the Akonting, a folk lute from Western Africa, is the African …

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One Point Perspective

By:  Tom Goldberg; Instructional Paraprofessional/Substitute Teacher   Students were taught how to draw a picture using one point perspective.  One point perspective is “a drawing method that shows how things appear to get smaller as they get further away, converging towards a single ‘vanishing point’ on the horizon line”.  Each student was given a piece of …

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Art & Soul Exhibitors – Share Their Thoughts

Art & Soul Exhibitors – Share Their Thoughts About Participating in The FIRST OceanCares Foundation Art Exhibit!      Jeremy “My experience at the art show was amazing. I love to see people appreciating art the way I do. I am really gifted to have work presented in the community. I wouldn’t have been able …

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