On March 4th Google announced on its blog a series of what it is calling “Art Talks.” Google writes:

“Each month, curators, museum directors, historians and educators from some of the world’s most renowned cultural institutions will reveal the hidden stories particular works, examine the curation process and provide insights into particular masterpieces or artists.”

Each talk will be done live on the GoogleArt Google+ page and will then be catalogued on the GoogleArt YouTube page. The line-up thus far looks like this:
These talks appear to be valuable both as classroom aids and professional development for art teachers. Art teachers out there, let us know what you think in the comments!
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Bill is an eLearning Coach helping to facilitate meaningful integration of technology to enrich instruction, engage students & develop 21st century skills. He is dedicated to enthusiastic, dynamic and technologically rich teaching as a means of creating and nurturing a lifelong love of learning in children. He has over 15 years of classroom experience and was the 2006 Outstanding High School Educator for Vanderburgh County. Currently he is a doctoral candidate for a Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology degree with an emphasis on integrating technology, learning, and psychology. Bill maintains an active presence as presenter on the eLearning Conference circuit. He has a supportive wife Jeneen and wonderful son Zander.

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