Who is Bachmann?

First name: Kim. kbachmann@glnd.k12.va.us

Married 30 years to Dennis Bachmann.

Born in Chicago, Illinois.

Moved to Denver, Colorado at age 5.

Bachelor degree: Art Education from Colorado State University.

Undergraduate media focus: ceramics and fiber arts.

Moved to Virginia about 25 years ago.

Masters degree: Art Education from VCU.

Certification in Distance Learning Instruction from University of


Created all GHS computer art and game design courses about 12

years ago.

At old high school taught “traditional” art courses.

Total teaching years? 34. Grades 1-6 and 9-12.

Virginia Art Education Association: central region co-president for 2

years and web master for 2 years. Presented numerous workshops at

VAEA conferences and coordinated CRVAEA Piankatank raku workshops.

Week One – August 19-23, 2013

syllabus2013-14. Bring something to write with. Knowing your school id is important since it’s how you log into the computer. Do you also know your username and password for PowerSchool? It’s important since it’s the only way instructor can post comments to your assigned works of art and game creations.

Let’s get to know each other. We will share our interests as well as other information about you. Students will also complete a multiple intelligence “test.” We will chart which of the 8 intelligences you share with others in the class.