I'm entering my 20th year of elementary art education. Take a look at my year in review video: http://vimeo.com/28082664
I use technology to enhance my instruction and help students create a digital portfolio of every finished piece of art by the end of their elementary school experience. Catch the Fuglevision!(translation: check out my website) Buy the Gear
Illinois Art Teacher of the Year 2011 PBS Teachers Innovation Award 2010 Teacher of the Year, PTA 2006-2007 NBCT, 2007 Artsonia Leadership Awards: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Article about my movies (Fugleflicks) featured on NEA website. Article in Education Week about my Fugleflicks (movies to teach art concepts).
BFA, University of Illinois,Champaign-Urbana 1992 MATL with K-12 Technology Integration, Nova Southeastern 2006
See updated list at: http://fugleflicks.wikispaces.com/About+my+Fuglevision Presented "Make Your Schoolhouse Rock" at the ICE Conference, 2007 Student movies have been recognized nationally and internationally: Young Sloppy Brush: Won best of show, Screentest Film Fest, Feb. 2007 Screened at the Chicago International Children's Film Fest, Oct 2007 Screened at Kids for Kids Film Fest in Naples, Italy, Dec. 2007 Screened at Little Big Shots International Kids Film Fest, Summer 2008 ART-iculation: Won first place in ICE Student Video Contest Feb. 2007 All I Want is Technology: Won honorable mention in the international Interwrite Classroom Makeover Contest, Oct 2007. Won first place in The 21st Century Connections Video All-Star contest, June 2008. Swept Away: Honorable Mention, Shortie Awards, Washington DC, June 2008. Let's Be Green When it's Time to Clean: Finalist in the Screen Test Student Fest 2009, Shortie Award Winner, Washington DC, June 2009 Screened at the Chicago Children's International Film Fest, Oct. 2009 Complementary in Every Way: Shortie Award Winner, Washington DC, June 2009 Screened at the Chicago Children's International Film Fest, Oct. 2009