Welcome to the Forms and Resources page. You will find all necessary documents for participation here plus resources for deepening and enriching your experience.
- Call for Entries
- Hexagon Template
- Release Form
- Regional Entry Template
- People’s Project/Community Event Template
- Interdependence Themes Handout
- Brainstorming Sheet
- 2022 Project Intro & Special Themes
Kindness Theme Resources
- Here is what Beth had to say about the theme of Kindness at the 2021 Recognition Event.
- Based at the University of California in Berkeley, the Greater Good Science Center studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being and teaches skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society.
- The Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC) has partnered with Philadelphia poet laureate Trapeta B. Mayson on a mission to help spread kindness. Through the PA Kindness Poem Project, residents are invited to share messages on social media that promote healing, generosity, reconciliation and peace.
- The Kindness Cloud is working to spark a Global Kindness Movement.
- Here you can download a Kindness Project Pack to use at your school.
- As we work toward a kinder and more peaceful world, this site from Curriculum of Hope, which is a Standing Committee of Connecticut State Organization, DKG [Delta Kappa Gamma Society International], offers some great ideas. This organization’s newsletter offers some wonderful ideas related to kindness as well.
Diversity/Equity Theme Resources
- Making Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Real in Art Education Practices, Patty Bode, October 3rd, 2018.
- NAEA Resources for Remote Learning at All Levels – Downloadable PDF’s: and Valuable Links. Includes Diversity Resources
- Resources for Making Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Real, Patty Bode, 2018
- A Collection of Diversity Resources
- Olivia Robinson Investigates Root Causes of Racial Inequity by Diane Kuthy
- Anti-Racism Resources – a starting point for people and parents (and students and teachers)
- Antiracism Resources for White-led Organizations – tips on group & coalition-building
- After the Pandemic, a Revolution in Education and Work Awaits by Thomas Friedman , NY Times
- NAEA Resources Guide
Technology, Social Justice and the Arts Resources
- Artist Paints World’s Largest Canvas to Raise $30 Million for Children in Need
- Illustrator Uses Art to Give a Voice to the Black Lives Matter Movement
- Street Artist Paints Giant Murals with Schoolchildren in Iraq and the U.S.
- Jenny Holzer Projects Poignant Words About Gun Violence at Rockefeller Center
- Artists Rebuild Refugees’ Emotional Memories of “Home” Inside Suitcases
- After the Pandemic, a Revolution in Education and Work Awaits
- Dear Facebook, This is How You’re Breaking Democracy
- These Stunning Human Sculptures Disappear When You Look at Them from Certain Angles
- A Declaration of Interdependence
- Core Beliefs of the Hexagon Project
- Interdependence Handbook
- An Interdependence Bibliography
- National Visual Arts Standards
- A Social Justice Toolkit (B. Tinney)
- What is Social Justice Art Education
- 2019 Theme – Transforming Conflict Introduction
- 2019 Theme – Transforming Conflict Workbook
- United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
- The Arts and Re-Envisioning COVID-Era Schools, using the arts to re-imagine education as distinct from schooling by Judith M. Burton
- Free Kids Educational Resources: Video Lessons, Apps, Books, Websites & More
- NAEA Resources for Remote Learning at All Levels
Lesson Plans & Unit Outlines
- Remote Teaching: Elementary Google Lesson by Christine Sacco
- Remote Teaching: Grades 3 – 6, Shelley Menhennet, Art Teacher, Australia
- Elementary & Middle School Hexagon Units
- Expand Your World Hexagon Project
- Hexagonal Book Design Unit
- Middle School Hexagon Project: Building Cooperation
- Shelter Curriculum Guide
- South Middle School Hexagon Unit Guide
- STEAM Iron Oxide Hexagon Unit Plan
- Water to Ocean Unit & Lesson Plans