Monthly Archives: March 2012

Recipe for an Art Student

I included this tonight because one of my senior students brought in a painting done by his younger sister.  He always speaks so highly of her and her talent, it moved me to jot down a little note for him … Continue reading

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A Leap of Faith

Trying anything new involves a certain element of risk. By veering off the well-traveled path of traditional teaching methods, I’m venturing into uncharted territory. Although many other teachers have become proficient at using technology in their classrooms, I am just … Continue reading

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One Day…

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Adapting to Change

The changes in the world of education have many teachers pondering the usefulness of technology in the classroom.  Most see it as a useful tool, but the degree to which it is used varies between schools.  I believe moderation is … Continue reading

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity – Serving or Delivering does not equal Teaching or Learning

Moving at the Speed of Creativity – Serving or Delivering does not equal Teaching or Learning. A very insightful look at the vital role that educators play in the lives of their students.  Thank you to Wes Fryer!

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My Goal: Allow My Students to Teach Me

Today I began to show my grade 11 students how to set up a drawing using 2-point perspective.  They enjoyed the review of 1-point perspective from grade 9 and they talked to each other as they tried to solve some … Continue reading

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Clarity

I believe that educators are constantly searching for ways to improve themselves.  The passion that attracted us to the teaching profession may have periods of intensity balanced by lingering flames… but a true teacher never lets that fire die. For … Continue reading

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