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Teacher Resources - Links

Participant Tile Project Artist Ellen Driscoll's Tile Project for Grand
Central Station, New York

DEMONSTRATIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS
Mosaic Tile demonstration: http://www.hannacroismosaics.com/demo_tile.htmlhttp://www.italiatiles.com

ANOTHER SCHOOL-BASED PEACE PROJECT
http://worldpeace.org.au/art.asp
http://www.peacetiles.net

ANOTHER SCHOOL-BASED MURAL DEALING WITH THE HOLOCAUST
http://www.seaford.k12.de.us/es/hbrake/Projects/Holocaust/history_of_the_holocaust_mural_p.htm

CULTURAL HISTORY OF TILES
world wide web tile image gallery and resource site: http://www.derbycity.com/michael/recept.html http://www.derbycity.com/michael/recept.html

TURKEY:
http://www.mfa.gov.tr/grupc/cj/cja/decor1.htm
http://www.dialogfoundation.org/culture/tile.html

MOROCCO:
Zellije-A Mediterranean Touch
http://www.zellije.com/ (A commercial site with a gallery of zellij tile work. This site also contains information on the design process)

EUROPEAN:
http://www2002.stoke.gov.uk/museums/gladstone/gpminf25.htm
http://www2002.stoke.gov.uk/museums/gladstone/gpminf25.htm

ITALY:
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/maio/hd_maio.htm

SITES TO SEE TILES
Zsolnay tile museum: http://www.drawrm.com/ztilemus.htm

Vienna: http://wwwkunsthauswien.com/

California:
Watts Tower in LA: http;//www.c-weng.com/66photo.htm
The Hearst Castle: http://www/hearstcastle.org/
Moravian Tiles in Pennsylvania: http://www.fieldtrip.com/pa/53456722.htm

Spain: http://www.greatbuildings.com/buildings/Park_Guell.html

Portugal: http://criticalceramics.org/articles/azulejo.htm

Books
Children, Clay, And Sculpture by Cathy Weisman Topal; Sterling Publishing, 1998
Clay by Jeannie Hull; NY: Franklin Watts, 1989
Handmade Tiles: Designing, Making, Decorating by Frank Giorgini; NC: Lark Books, 1994
Tile, by Herbers, Jill; 2002
Mexican Tiles by Masako Takahashi; San Francisco: Chronical Books, 2000
Mosaics: Everything You Need to Create Six Original Masterpieces from Ancient Cultures
by David Little; Running Press; Book and Access edition, 1998
Portuguese Decorative Tiles: Azulejos by Rioletta Sabo; Abbeville Press,1998
Tessellation Teaching Masters: 07900 by Dale Seymour; Dale Seymour Publication, 1997
(This companion to Introduction to Tessellations contains more than 270 full-page design patterns that students use to create and analyze a variety of tessellations. Reproducible. Grades 6-12)
The Art of Handmade Tile by Kristin Peck; Krause Publications, 2002

More excellent book suggestions for teachers, students and artists:
http://www.ecfs.org/Projects/FieldstonLower27111/BIB/index.html#anchor600092

Scarce & Unusual Books on Tiles: http://www.joslinhall.com/tiles.htm

SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS
Community partnerships: http://www.fleisher.org/community/
Schools with tile projects: http://www.fleisher.org/community/residencies/tile.php
http://www.nelanet.org/sanpascualstairs/stairwellgallery2.htm
http://www.ecfs.org/Projects/FieldstonLower27111/uni/Mayo.html

Places around the world to see tile projects by children:

in US: http://www.ecfs.org/Projects/FieldstonLower27111/SEE/USA.html
Around the globe: http://www.ecfs.org/Projects/FieldstonLower27111/SEE/index.html

COMMUNITY TILE EVENTS:

Disability tile mural: http://www.cforat.org/art/mural.html

CURRICULUM IDEAS AND PROJECTS FOR KIDS:

http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/lessons/elem/elem32.html
3rd grade: (click here for url)
International tile project: http://www.ecfs.org/Projects/FieldstonLower27111/ICTP/
Children's ceramic archive: http://www.ecfs.org/Projects/FieldstonLower27111/index.html
5th grade tessellation project at Fieldston School: http://www.ecfs.org/Projects/FieldstonLower27111/RESo/tes/home.html

ABOUT TILES AND MOSAICS:
Glossary of Ceramic and Tile Terms: http://www.super-tek.com/doitap1.htm
http://www.joslinhall.com/tiles.htm

SUPPLY RESOURCES:

Ceramic Tile Home Page for the Ceramic Tile Industry: http://www.ceramic-tile.com/