Creative Constructor
Lab Virtual
Leadership Exchange
at ISTELive 21
Edtech Advocacy &
Policy Summit

Glitching Serendipity

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Explore and create : Playground

This is presentation 3 of 3, at station "Station 1: Surprize" within the playground "Art & Technology STEAM Playground"; scroll down to see more details.

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Dr. Sean Justice  

This image glitch activity explores an approach to digital art based on mindset rather than on technical expertise. With a few simple steps, participants play with computer code as an art material, like finger paint, to create visual innovations that rely on serendipity.

Audience: Teachers, Teacher education/higher ed faculty
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Mac, PC
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Mac: TextEdit (free software, normally included with Mac OS)
Win: Notepad++ (free download)
Topic: Creativity & curation tools
Grade level: 9-12
Subject area: Performing/visual arts, STEM/STEAM
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Model and nurture creativity and creative expression to communicate ideas, knowledge or connections.
For Students:
Creative Communicator
  • Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.


Dr. Sean Justice, Texas State University

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