This field note describes a recent interdisciplinary project facilitated by Jeremy Gercke, an art teacher at the Bishop's School in La Jolla, California. The project creates ceramic tile markers for flora around the Bishop's School campus. The markers feature QR codes linking to websites populated with student content, including: drawings, information, and oral histories. In this project, Mr. Gercke synthesizes his interests as an artist; maximizes his social connections to mentors, peers and students; and bridges disciplines to create opportunities for interdisciplinary (STEAM) inquiry.

Author/Artist Bio

Mark Dzula is an artist, educator, and scholar; his work examines the educational implications of media and technology. Currently, Mark works at the Webb Schools as Director of Teaching and Learning Resources. He is an instructor at Teachers College, Columbia University and the University of San Diego.

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