Tag Archives: play based learning

September and the Scent of Freshly Sharpened Pencils

I’ve been working in my classroom cleaning out cupboards and drawers. Last year when I was hired I never had enough time to  do this, with all the other things I had to do before school started. It’s amazing the … Continue reading

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I’ve had an incredibly difficult start to the school year. In fact it’s been a real nightmare! Thankfully things finally seem to be gelling and coming together in a positive way! My morning class has been ok, but my afternoon … Continue reading

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Shout out to Teacher Tom

  I belong to  an online professional learning community of choice based art educators called TAB (teaching for artistic behavior).  We share our successes and challenges. We share cool ways of doing things in the art studio like putting a … Continue reading

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