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I’m Feeling the Luck O’ the Irish!

Exciting news!  I found my camera! It had been missing for two months, and last Friday I asked a coworker if he had seen it, and he had it in his office!  He told me that someone found it in … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Long Slog, but a Rainbow’s in View!

I often think about my blog. It seems like a lifetime ago that it was something I really enjoyed working on. It’s sad that it’s been months since I’ve posted anything. It’s even been months since I checked my site … Continue reading

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Beware of the Chompers!

I’m finally starting to have fun on my job!  Here’s what we’ve been up to this week! Paper plates turned out to be quite an inspiration for my young artists! Two girls were proud to tell me they were creating … Continue reading

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Whack-a-Mole

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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Mr. Zip

This summer I’ve had three classes that I meet with once a week on Thursdays. The preschool art group has been the class that I’ve enjoyed the most and that I really look forward to.  I’ve had a core group … Continue reading

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Bridges, Blueprints, and Spires

Since I read Building Structures with Young Children by Chalufour and Worth I have been trying to implement some of their suggestions.  I’ve been starting our class with a meeting in which we look at photos from the previous week’s … Continue reading

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 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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