Monthly Archives: February 2012

 Art and Storytelling

I love to read to my students, and tell them stories.  But I think one of my favorite aspects of working with students is the stories they tell as they draw and paint, and engage with materials.  Stories just happen … Continue reading

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Photo to accompany Art and Storytelling


A collaborative drawing that began with a house at Christmas time. Santa was coming to deliver presents, but a SWAT team was trying to prevent Santa from landing on the house. Finally some raindrops filled with presents and angels began to rain upon the SWAT team to stop them. Some very unusual elements that might not have happened if artist/storytellers weren’t collaborating!

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Ground Hog Day

   Each day of teaching is intense, exciting, and full of challenges and wonder!  Last Wednesday I told my son that I was really looking forward to getting to work on Thursday, because that’s the day I work with my … Continue reading

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