360 degrees with the Second Grade

Its Math/Art Mashup time in the art room. All grades are getting a little dose of “Whaaaa that’s math?!? This is art class!!!”

Pow! Second graders learned about compasses today! And how many degrees were in a circle!

2nd Grade Circles 2nd Grade Circles
They used the compasses to make different sized circles but were limited to using complementary colors.

2nd Grade Circles 2nd Grade Circles

2nd Grade Circles 2nd Grade Circles

2nd Grade Circles 2nd Grade Circles 2nd Grade Circles 2nd Grade Circles

Pretty good for their first attempts with compasses!

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About Ms. Luna

Here we go! Year number four! Teaching artist at Mark Twain Elementary! I started my career in 2002, in the New York City Schools as a Special Education Middle School teacher. Moving back to my hometown of Columbus, Ohio, I continued teaching Special Education and also began teaching after school and summer art programs. Moving again to Houston, Texas. I have taught all levels and abilities from kindergarten to college and am very excited to be teaching here at Mark Twain! I am also a professional artist and designer that shows work worldwide. I have been featured in the Houston Chronicle, Austin Fashion Week, Houston Press, and at the Grassi Museum of the Applied Arts in Germany. I hold a Masters of Science in Special Education from Manhattan College and a Masters of Fine Arts from the Academy of Art University. I currently am teaching grades kindergarten through fifth and am an adjuct art professor at Alvin Community College.

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