Wow, we’re thrilled to share our 25th episode of our very own ‘Of Primary Importance’ podcast! We have featured some really incredible guests and we were elated to chat with Tricia Fuglestad in our latest episode.

Hear what Tricia Fuglestad had to say!

Hosted by ReallySchool’s super talented Kat Cauchi, this series explores a range of topics and themes across EYFS and primary education. In this episode, Kat spoke with Tricia about ‘Taking art into the world of AR.’ Watch the episode now to hear the questions Kat asked Tricia and find out all about how AR can be beneficial in the classroom!

All about Tricia… 

Tricia Fuglestad is a K-5 art teacher, author, and artist from Illinois, who has a MATL in K-12 tech integration. She has successfully blended digital and physical art making with her ‘transdigital’ lessons to expand the curriculum, give students an opportunity to explore new media and find transformative ways for students to demonstrate their learning dynamically.   

Tricia’s classroom is featured in educational publications and higher education textbooks. Her students’ ‘Fugleflicks,’ student-created videos have screened at international film festivals and won national awards. She has been recognized with many state and national awards for her innovation and dedication to art education.   

She is currently working on writing, illustrating, and animating ‘PETER O’Meter’, an augmented reality SEL (Social Emotional Learning) book about a robot who becomes emotional when his buttons are pushed.  

Connect with Tricia and Kat… 

To learn more, you can connect with Tricia on TwitterInstagram and LinkedIn. Check out her YouTube channel and website for information and free resources. Also, be sure to follow Kat on Twitter at @ReallyschoolK. Plus, check out #OPIP and #OfPrimaryImportance for more content and see all our previous episodes here. If you are interested on coming on the show or have a topic suggestion, email us at [email protected]!