Teacher pay: Sketching a win-win solution | IN 60 SECONDS

Teacher pay: Sketching a win-win solution | IN 60 SECONDS

Amid this spring’s teacher walkouts, the outlines of a sensible deal on teacher pay seem pretty clear. First, there’s a need for additional taxpayer support. Terrific teachers are woefully underpaid and, in many states, average pay should be substantially higher.…

What Are Ions | Properties of Matter | Chemistry | FuseSchool

What Are Ions | Properties of Matter | Chemistry | FuseSchool

In this lesson, we will learn about what ions are, and how they are formed. Knowledge Core When an atom gains or loses electrons, they develop a charge. Recall that electrons are negatively charged, so the gain or loss of…

Tutorial: Paper & Thin Layer Chromatography | Chemical Tests | Chemistry | FuseSchool

Tutorial: Paper & Thin Layer Chromatography | Chemical Tests | Chemistry | FuseSchool

In this lesson, we will learn about paper and thin layer chromatography, both of which are used in forensic science applications. Chromatography is a separation technique, and this will be demonstrated using food colouring. Place this in a beaker with…

5 Tips on How to Talk to Kids About Art | ARTiculations

5 Tips on How to Talk to Kids About Art | ARTiculations

One of the questions that I get asked often being an art gallery docent is “how do I talk to kids about art?” This is obviously not a simple answer and of course every child is different. But over the…

Olympic Rock Paper Scissors (Classroom Physical Activity Breaks)

Olympic Rock Paper Scissors (Classroom Physical Activity Breaks)

[ Silence ] For this next activity, guys, we’re going to play Paper, Rock, Scissors Olympics. We’re going to have three sections. We’re going to have the gold division here… …silver… …and the bronze. You guys will all start off…

Planning a Paper

Planning a Paper

There comes a point when you have to stop reading and start writing. How do you know if you’re ready? Well there are lots of activities you can engage in to ensure you’re ready to write. I recommend that you…

How to Draw an Apple- Illustration Technique (Color Pencils and Markers)

How to Draw an Apple- Illustration Technique (Color Pencils and Markers)

How to draw a Precis Sketch from a photograph

How to draw a Precis Sketch from a photograph

Today I’m going to draw a precis sketch. First I need a photograph. I have a photograph of Lake Taupo that are took from a lookout from the slopes of Mount Pihanga. Notice the oblique view of the photograph. I…