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Jody Simmons @artisfun4u2 Where the art is!

#Art #Teacher | Art #Education: integral to learning, inspires all people to #create, vital for the curriculum.

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Kindness is in our hands at Seth Paine! All students made ceramic hands with words of kindness, compassion, and emp… https://t.co/2Ff0bAsWGy
1/16
2020
Zebra drawings by advanced 7th grade. Drew on paper, transferred to silver scratchboard for a reflective quality. (… https://t.co/mBYqHH5J6n
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1/12
2020
Hands of kindness ⁦@artisfun4u2⁩ @spdragons95 ⁦@MRothermelD95⁩ #D95values https://t.co/wA8PQ7CgV7
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1/10
2020
@kristenlajeune1 @LZHSArtDesign So true! Best job ever! Your students are so lucky to have you!
1/9
2020
The Seth Paine kindness dragon is dreaming in color tonight. She is excited 2 get back to school 2 create some art… https://t.co/m6xjK50CDOThe kindness dragon hopes everyone enjoyed her fabulous winter break adventures. She learned about art, kindness, &… https://t.co/OcxttFMwP3The kindness dragon learned that “Thirty Mona Lisa’s” are better than one! She loved seeing the real Edward Hopper… https://t.co/blu9DnT7oPThe kindness dragon learned that when you short it can be difficult to see. Still she learned about Grant Wood and… https://t.co/nz3Vl8uKuBThe kindness dragon even got to pose with a Seth Paine parent who was having an art appreciation day. ⁦… https://t.co/0DMnPBFj9yThe kindness dragon remembered that the kindergarteners were learning about Andy Warhol’s brightly colored flowers.… https://t.co/4LdEmrtulJThe Seth Paine kindness dragon got to see the Andy Warhol exhibit. She learned about Pop Art. The Brillo Pads were… https://t.co/ss3mTET7ehThe Seth Paine kindness dragon visited the ⁦AIC. ⁩She learned that the guards are very nice & can answer a lot of q… https://t.co/xJXUdUK0It
1/6
2020
@Mcoaty I’m so glad! More to come! 🐉The adventures of the Seth Paine kindness dragon continue at The Garfield Park Conservatory. Our little dragon lea… https://t.co/4opFPhMStrThe Seth Paine kindness dragon is at Esther’s Place learning to create a felted scarf using texture and color! Chec… https://t.co/jtOEKZxlOw @LZ95DataJosh Nice smile for a job well done!😂
1/5
2020
Seth Paine’s kindness dragon visited The Perfect Petal. Rebecca’s patience and knowledge helped me choose the perfe… https://t.co/n11rHlc74hStarbucks baristas pose with the SP kindness dragon because they smile & always say hi. Lisa, the manager, showed… https://t.co/OExUvIr5xh
1/2
2020
Teachers: How do you incorporate math and art into your curriculum? These amazing designs are from “object arranger… https://t.co/p2zfFC8WRH
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1/1
2019
Talking with Principal Howard Sussman about PBIS and how his school fosters kindness. Kindness starts with all of u… https://t.co/2XGYkyAeuFOne more tweet from the Seth Paine kindness dragon! Jalisa showed kindness because she was helpful and smiling, so… https://t.co/oPPhNUKbhKNow for a little shopping after a Hawks win! #onegoal ⁦@NHLBlackhawks⁩ ⁦@CWernerLZ95⁩ ⁦@MRothermelD95⁩ https://t.co/t3nZRptr8eMore from the Seth Paine kindness dragon! Hawks score! #onegoal ⁦@NHLBlackhawks⁩ ⁦@MRothermelD95⁩ ⁦@CWernerLZ95⁩ https://t.co/nZn2WLdm9VSeth Paine kindness dragon tweeting live from the United Center! ⁦@NHLBlackhawks⁩ ⁦@CWernerLZ95⁩ ⁦@MRothermelD95⁩ https://t.co/8w98NoQRZbThe winter vacation adventures of the Seth Paine kindness dragon! @NHLBlackhawks @MRothermelD95 @D95SocialMediahttps://t.co/lZLS7io2tLThe winter vacation adventures of the Seth Paine kindness dragon! ⁦@NHLBlackhawks⁩ ⁦@MRothermelD95⁩ ⁦… https://t.co/pndGATQes0
12/28
2019
I WOOD like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas! Don’t take this time spent with family for GRANTed. (See what I… https://t.co/so0KrtlEBj
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12/27
2019
Fabulous choir concert at Seth Paine! ⁦Such talent and hard work!!! ⁦⁦@D95SocialMedia⁩ ⁦@JenKallausD95⁩ https://t.co/ITlkm6co7d
12/20
2019
I always love loading the kiln because it’s like a puzzle creating space for each piece. Opening the kiln in the mo… https://t.co/t5Rc1liHEN
12/19
2019
I'm so proud of all the times I've been able to share my passion for #sciart with the journals, magazines, companie… https://t.co/duk40crvCY
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12/17
2019
@MrsAmandaBoyer @1mrsbedingfield @responsiveclass @LEGO_Education I would love some ideas too:)5th grade worked on a #directobservation drawings of paintbrushes and today we splatter painted! They loved it!… https://t.co/5ozjFFm0JC
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsAmazing still life gourd drawings using colored pencil on black drawing paper created by advanced 8th graders. They… https://t.co/aHS8HqAwhe
Retweeted by Jody Simmons @timberlane_art @Timberlane_HV Magnificent talent!
12/13
2019
Student Council showed their SP staff how much they are appreciated with all types of sweet treats from our Rise &… https://t.co/nav2E5J0DH
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12/10
2019
Awesome glazing and helpful students made it possible to glaze without the use of a sink. Positive thinking and a g… https://t.co/vK4CHsPguq#SPDragons carefully glazing their pinch pot owls. We learned about snow owls and great horned owls. 🦉 ⁦… https://t.co/JPsRUNenkF#SLMustangs95 carefully glaze the heads of their gargoyles. ⁦⁦@D95SocialMedia⁩ ⁦@SandyAllenD95⁩ https://t.co/02kvLlivty#SLMustangs95 glaze their fabulous pinch pot owls in the MPR. Proud of the students glazing without being able to u… https://t.co/il7Ei6rguI
12/9
2019
Picasso Style Self-Portraits...now on display #hhmsart #seventhgradeart Abstract yet there is much resemblance! Asy… https://t.co/Ej9WkWIvhJ
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12/8
2019
VA Comp. Klee inspired glasses drawing. Show me where you’ve been. Teaching personal meaning. #cobbartrockshttps://t.co/O5SBknbKT9
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsLoving 2nd grade nutcracker time! We tie in to the history of nutcrackers and got extra inspired for their big trip… https://t.co/MOJKKtWdls
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsAndy Warhol made colorful art prints out of everyday objects. So do I. (I'm a neuroscientist, so to me, a brain cel… https://t.co/CXJaPO0E5H
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12/7
2019
First graders are starting cities in a Snow globe! https://t.co/9ntp36hzIf
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsI’m so excited about this project I just have to share a sneak peek! My 7th graders looked at pics of dogs and cats… https://t.co/xzMXBUh7vK
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12/5
2019
Students are starting some awesome projects this week! Each lesson is paired with a storybook. I love connecting ar… https://t.co/emqksBtvPX
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsSantiago Ramon y Cajal was one of the first #sciart-ists. He sketched my favorite kind of neuron!😄It's amazing to s… https://t.co/A4DVEH1LrJ
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsCheck out the new art display at Lake Zurich #starbucks. Thank you ⁦@JeanMalekD95⁩ & ⁦@domiwoodbury⁩ ⁦… https://t.co/ieSqXHqHnb4th graders glazing their gargoyle themed bobble heads! Where can you find gargoyles? What does gargoyle mean?… https://t.co/Ypdfhtkmvs
12/4
2019
Cooking up soup and risotto with #slmustangs95 and #spdragons95. We are working together and building relationship… https://t.co/FmzQkDDIoAWhat is Seth Paine cooking up! True collaboration and bonding time! #SPdragons95 ⁦@D95SocialMedia⁩ ⁦@MRothermelD95⁩… https://t.co/6TLGIGfxVC
12/3
2019
@AvocaOsburn @Culvers_LZ @GalltKelley So true!
11/29
2019
Joyful to serve others on this day of thanks. So much to be grateful for. ⁦Proud to be part of the Lake Zurich Comm… https://t.co/BQS5ZVohsOThe fabulous Lake Zurich High School Marching Band in the Chicago Thanksgiving Parade! @D95SocialMedia https://t.co/81XBRL8JpQThese are Purkinje cells. They live in your brain. This red color is what you see under the microscope, with dye pu… https://t.co/Umqf2DSSMQ
Retweeted by Jody Simmons @AvocaOsburn Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!
11/28
2019
@Mcoaty I would love to see it!
11/26
2019
@Mcoaty Definitely not bad drawings. Just think about how art can help support math!😉
11/25
2019
Thrilled 2 present today #IAEA19 with Marion Beram. When we “Zoom in On Nature” the possibilities are endless. Gre… https://t.co/yx9WNgua7a
11/23
2019
So excited and honored to be with ⁦@kristenlajeune1⁩ when she receives the Illinois Art Teacher of the Year Award t… https://t.co/NYqkku6R3mSEL Competencies align with our art standards. #iaea ⁦@kristenlajeune1⁩ ⁦@MRothermelD95⁩ ⁦@D95SocialMedia⁩ https://t.co/GBp4s9kRSzAttending SEL focused Art Ed PD #iaea19 with ⁦@kristenlajeune1⁩ https://t.co/KTfpv2mSvb
11/22
2019
5th graders starting printing their styrofoam leaves today! They can’t wait to cut them out and attach them to thei… https://t.co/vYAeWQ4EYR
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11/21
2019
5th graders are experimenting with watercolor techniques to create backgrounds for their styrofoam print collages.… https://t.co/laRnJzd60C
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11/16
2019
WOW!!! Another BEAUTIFUL submission - the use of space and subject specific vocabulary is stunning! https://t.co/hUfBgmc9h3
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsDessert collages inspired by Wayne Thiebaud 🧁🍰🍦 https://t.co/KL53tGgKCu
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11/7
2019
Seth Paine learns about Polar Bears from Mr. and Mrs. Brown. ⁦@dhsimmons1⁩ #spdragons95 https://t.co/Vev015ok7w
11/5
2019
my data science Halloween costume was five samples from the same population https://t.co/AJ60cjxgID
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsI’m feeling thankful to have so many people like this surrounding me. ❤️ #peaceandlove #lovewins #beagoodhuman https://t.co/0hWTQtisoc
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11/4
2019
@BacichArt4Bears Where did you find the fabric? Fabulous costume!!!SuperHuskie and BatDog will be at the HSC from 11-12 and the library from 12-1 passing out candy to all! 🎃 https://t.co/LMLX0sNJWT
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsLove when former SP student Officer Wonders and her partner Officer Frey visit the art room. So great to see you i… https://t.co/aV7m2VKKZM
11/1
2019
HUSKIES WIN!! 49-0!! 🏈 #huskiepride #GoHuskies @NIU_Football @NIUAthletics @niu_alumni @MACSports @NIU_rotc https://t.co/ZpKzXpe8LP
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsFirst round of traditionally created radial designs are turning out well this week. Kaleidoscope design will also b… https://t.co/Jd1wuOmAiV
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10/28
2019
@Mrsj123J @MRothermelD95 @D95SocialMedia Thank you!8th Grade charcoal observational studies are due today and they are looking beautiful! Great value, use of light so… https://t.co/AtrJhARAgB
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsDear @lzstudents, Thank you for today's dress up theme. I wear pink for my Mom, a former #spdragons95 teacher, 3x c… https://t.co/9ZcHz7rKHj
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsWhile our bilingual parents learned about the importance of early language skills in developing biliteracy, our stu… https://t.co/4RJqWSaYCG
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsTextile Art is hands down one of my most successful art forms for my Ss. Sewing is also such an engaging activity t… https://t.co/cvoIYi7qzD
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10/26
2019
First graders hard at work creating pinch pot animals. We learned about scoring, blending, and texture.… https://t.co/v7iszyoGxtWe are better when we work together. We took the Purple Plunge to raise funds to fight cancer. #spdragons95https://t.co/dJaop1bp3K
10/24
2019
The fifth grade combined ideas from different cultures and time periods to create their own armor or gowns.… https://t.co/sxQA7d0xGg
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10/23
2019
The best thing to do with old LEGO bricks https://t.co/JUvJpEi3qM
10/12
2019
3rd Graders learned about Franz Marc and Expressionism. We're loving their watercolor resist close up cows!!… https://t.co/wvnXhIUgG9
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsCollaborative Ink Mural on display in the hall by the cafeteria. Created by myself and 23 8th graders. Fun, energet… https://t.co/GXrdIb7oxi
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsShowcasing 7th grade Andy Warhol inspired Pop Art Candy Wrappers! 🍫 https://t.co/bao3EiBPMw
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10/8
2019
Game faces? Check. ✔️ Ready for @NIU_Football tomorrow 💪🏈 https://t.co/GttJpMdPzr
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10/6
2019
Finished typographic harmony project. Great composition, ink shading and colored pencil work @m_south_hshttps://t.co/jwMAuydA7K
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10/4
2019
Is your agile communications toolkit up to snuff? Consider these 6 tools to keep your project on track: https://t.co/KpcahZbTeo
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsHey there Monday 🤚 #MondayMotivation #iloveminimish https://t.co/2rMbk8brtF
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsTypographic Color Harmonies are delightful. Lots of focus on process and planning plus some Adobe Illustrator pract… https://t.co/JaGeBNXVkr
Retweeted by Jody Simmons7th grade Andy Warhol inspired Pop Art Candy Wrappers... Who knew Kit Kats were so popular?? 🍫 https://t.co/cTh1q5fCJk
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9/30
2019
This ballgame is.... Ovah! #SoxWin Final: #WhiteSox 8, #Indians 0. https://t.co/pd4dRC6I78
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsProud to celebrate IAEA Teacher of the Year Kristen LaJeunesse-Roach with the District 95 Board of Education!… https://t.co/LiF3NFoH6t
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9/27
2019
First grade begins their year-long journey learning about art history (the story of art!) Traveling back in time to… https://t.co/Mwz3hNreXu
Retweeted by Jody SimmonsSeth Paine students eager to get off the bus and get their day started! Ready, set, learn. #lz95values #spdragons ⁦… https://t.co/oaNW14E0MvLove having our paraprofessionals participate in class. Such a great experience for our students to watch adults en… https://t.co/RHnVyGUxWo
9/26
2019
So much fun seeing the LZ Marching Band at school today! Great to see some of my former artists showing off their a… https://t.co/vOiQnTp0nC
9/24
2019
Tomorrow is #MissionMonday! Where should we visit? 🐾 https://t.co/KJH5o8i0q5
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9/23
2019
Happiness is having someone describe their elementary art experience as wonderful & saying that she attended Seth P… https://t.co/xXdRlOoN8l
9/19
2019

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