painting like Michelangelo. Instead of just having sketching time- discover and study Michelangelo, how he hanged upside down while painting. This is also great for students struggling with fine motor hand writing. It builds strength in pincer grasp.
The children in art class experience what it's like to draw with their feet and mouths (and elbows! This is not only a fun, action art experience, but it gives them a new appreciation and gratefulness for their hands.
17 Apps for Teachers in Tech tools can help teachers reach kids in a variety of different ways, and can prepare kids for the kinds of tools they'll use when they are out of school and become working members of their communities.