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Pencils Make A Point

This documentary video discusses the impact of standardized testing and the pivotal role of the arts in creativity and problem solving.

Pencils Make A Point

This documentary video discusses the impact of standardized testing and the pivotal role of the arts in creativity and problem solving.

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Last updated April 15, 2012
 

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    PENCIL MAKES A POINT POSTCARD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .* * * * * * * . . . . . . . . . . . . Signed postcard by Harriete Estel Berman represents your voice for arts in education. Even the smallest donation means a lot to make this video project possible. Everyone will be acknowledged in the video credits as a supporter for art in education.

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    ARTS IN EDUCATION ADVOCATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * * * * * * * *. . . . . . . . . . . .
    Six postcards of the bell curve pencil
    installation, Pick Up Your Pencils, Begin. Use these postcards as a voice for arts in education!
    Mail them to your school district, senator, congress person or governor.
    Support a project that says "The arts belong in K-12 education."
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    PICK UP YOUR PENCILS, BEGIN POSTER
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * * * * * * * *. . . . . . . . . . . . . This 11” x 17” poster in full color is perfect for the classroom. A full color image of the bell curve pencil installation Pick Up Your Pencils, Begin demonstrates your belief that the arts can teach creativity and problem solving in education. Mailed in cardboard tube.
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    DVD copy of the completed documentary video about Pick Up Your Pencils, Begin and the impact of standardized testing on education while marginalizing the arts and crafts. The artwork (a 28-foot-wide, 15-foot-tall shimmering curtain of pencils in the shape of a bell curve) will function as inspiration and metaphor. Intimate details of the hands on assembly will be included along with commentary from experts to high school students.

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    BELL CURVE PIN Special Edition & DVD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * * * * * * * *. . . . . . . . . . . .
    This special edition Bell Curve Pin is a custom made pin with bell curve image specially made for this project from recycled game boards by Harriete Estel Berman. Each pin is signed by the artist. I will mail the pin in April 2012. In addition, I will mail a signed copy of the video DVD when it is finished by April 2013 or sooner. The documentary video is about the impact of standardized testing on education while marginalizing the arts and crafts. The artwork titled, Pick Up Your Pencils, Begin (a 28-foot-wide, 15-foot-tall curtain of pencils in the shape of a bell curve) will function as inspiration and metaphor. Intimate details of the hands on assembly will be included along with commentary from experts to high school students.

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    PENCILS MAKE A POINT SPECIAL OFFER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * * * * * * * *. . . . . . . . . . .
    ----DVD of the complete video April 2013 ..
    ----PICK UP YOUR PENCILS, BEGIN POSTER (11” x 17”) Full color image
    ----BELL CURVE PIN limited edition each one unique by artist (See the above rewards for full description.)

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    TZEDAKAH ENVELOPE ART . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * * * * * * * *. . . . . . . . . . . This custom made envelope from post consumer recycle tin cans by the artist will look like a real paper envelope except made out of colorful patterned tin. Each envelope is unique, hallmarked and signed by the artist. 50 similar envelopes are owned by The Jewish Museum in New York as part of their permanent collection in an artwork by Harriete Estel Berman. The envelope represents putting your financial contributions to this project in an envelope.
    TO VIEW AN EXAMPLE OF THIS REWARD - COPY AND PASTE THIS LINK: http://www.harriete-estel-berman.info/sculpt/pencilKICKSTARTERrewards.html . . ....Also copy of the DVD when it is finished by April 2013.

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    SUPPORT THE FLOWERING of the ARTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * * * * * * * *. . . . . . . . . . . . For this level of participation, you can choose a one of a kind flower pin from recycled tin cans by Harriete Estel Berman. Metallic Gold Flowers to brilliant & colorful patterns.

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    EVERYONE WILL KNOW YOUR NAME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * * * * * * * *. . . . . . . . . . . . . Custom made one of a kind name badge with lettering from recycled tin cans by Harriete Estel Berman. Limit of 10 letters. Additional letters or last name possible for additional fee. Make a lasting impression! Never wear a generic, hum drum sticker name tag again. Each name tag is original but you can see previously made custom name tags. TO VIEW AN EXAMPLE OF THIS REWARD - COPY AND PASTE THIS LINK: http://www.harriete-estel-berman.info/sculpt/pencilKICKSTARTERrewards.html. ...Also copy of the DVD when it is finished by April 2013.

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    REUSE, RENEW SENTIMENTAL JEWELRY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .* * * * * * * *. . . . . . . . . . . . .
    Tour my overflowing studio space and try your hand at making your own pin/necklace from found materials. Bring sentimental bits from your junk drawer, old or broken jewelry with sentimental attachment, or a treasured tin can from a relative. Precious and non-precious it doesn't matter. No previous experience with tools required. Bringing your own found materials is fun and personal, but this is not necessary. I have a lot of material for you to pick and choose. About a two hours project. Bring a friend and experiment together. TO VIEW AN EXAMPLE OF THIS REWARD - COPY AND PASTE THIS LINK: http://www.harriete-estel-berman.info/sculpt/pencilKICKSTARTERrewards.html....Also copy of the DVD when it is finished by April 2013.

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    PATRON OF THE ARTS MEET THE ARTIST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * * * * * * * *. . . . . . . . . . . . Gourmet lunch or dinner for 4 by Harriete Estel Berman.
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