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Ms. Elliott


Phone: 651-293-8950

Ms. Elliott

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 Student Survey:

Welcome!  My name is Ms. Elliott and this is my sixth year teaching at Highland Park Middle School in the Middle Years Programme of International Baccalaureate.  I have been a middle school visual art educator for twelve years, both in Minneapolis and Saint Paul.  I majored in studio art and art history at the University of Iowa and earned my Masters in Education from the U of M.

On this site, you will find a description of art classes offered, as well as student examples.  On the sidebar to the right, please take a moment to explore a few art-related websites.  The Twin Cities is a thriving art community and you will find information on current arts events in the area, in addition to learning resources related to the arts.

Assessment Criteria
A - Knowing and Understanding Art

B - Developing Skills in Art

C - Thinking Creatively

D - Responding to Art

Common Inquiry Questions

  • What is real?
  • How do we record?
  • Why and how do we create?
  • What is important to me?
  • How does art impact society and culture?  How is art a reflection of society and culture?