Art Appreication Literacy Site

A colleague recently introduced me to a great online resource: GeeArt: Children’s Art Education. This is not a free service, but the demos give you a feel for how it works. This is one of the most engaging and creative online art education resources that I have seen on the web. The laminations are excellent and the lessons outstanding! I included it here because the site does a wonderful job illustrating and teaching about visual literacy in a digital environment.

In their own words: “GeeGuides, a cutting-edge educational company, developed an entertaining interactive art education system designed to provide children with the tools necessary to understand, interpret, enjoy, and create art. Developed by professionals from the animation and audio industries, GeeGuides consists of fun, animated and interactive programs, which run on computers. The lessons, developed in collaboration with education professionals, are aimed at engaging school-age children, and are comprised of three progressive components: sayARTâ„¢, seeARTâ„¢, and doARTâ„¢” (http://www.geeguides.com/everything_else/about/).

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About Bernard Bull

Dr. Bernard Bull is the author of Missional Moonshots, Assistant Vice President of Academics, Associate Professor of education, and a frequent keynote speaker and consultant on topics related to educational innovation and entrepreneurship, futures in education, and the intersection of education and digital culture. Opinions expressed here do not reflect those of his primary employer(s).