Planting a Passion for Polychromatic Pleasure: Design Seeds

Screenshot from Jessica Colaluca's chromatically enchanting Design SeedsSearching for ideas, beauty, and or trichromatic transcendence? If so, be sure to visit  Design Seeds on a regular basis. Jessica Colaluca, an individual with a finely honed sense of chromatic compatibility shares captivating color combinations via her blog. It’s a tantalizing treat for the eyes. Drawing upon 17 years experience working in color design and forecasting, Jessica kindly allows visitors to her site to accompany her on a journey of inspiration through a prismatic paradise that surrounds all of us. Viewing her images makes one wonder what other alluring color palette prizes we might be overlooking during our daily hustle and bustle encounters with the world.

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Color Me Impressed

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Teachers who work with pre-k and kindergarten students and want to introduce their pupils to an interactive whiteboard or digital slate, should plan a vibrant visit to thecolor.com. This chromatic conucopia of point-and-click coloring pages is an excellent means of acclimating little learners to the conventions of tools like those available from GTCOPromethean, and SMARTBoard. Fast, fun, and free, thecolor.com. can also be used as a means of providing elementary pupils with readilly accessible images. they even have coloring pages for cryptids and superheroes.

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Dramatic Chromatics

Color Schemer is a cool, web-based color coordinator. It’s handy when chromatic appeal is an integral factor in a project-based unit. Why not share this with students and teachers who routinely fret over getting the perfect look for a webpage, slideshow, or graphic?

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Go Green!

st_patricks_day_hatHappy St. Patrick’s Day! After you get the facts beyond the blarney about this day, take a look at what you’re wearing. Traditionally, anyone not wearing a wee bit of green is likely to be soundly pinched by their properly-clad peers. Not wanting that to happen to any of our gentle readers, this blog has amassed enough examples of verdant-tinted vocabulary to keep everyone safe. What’s nifty about the terms we’ve pulled together is that the internet makes all of their rich histories available to anyone, anywhere. So, if you’re caught without any emerald apparel, take a stroll down memory lane, check out the scenery and ponder the following cultural greenery:

Sample a little of Green Onions (via the classic music variety show, Shindig!) and think about how you can use multimedia resources to spice up learning experiences for your students.