Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Perks of Being an Art Teacher

Official warning: Like a grandparent who is armed with a pile of baby pictures, I am awfully proud of my students.  This post is dedicated to them. Homework for tonight – collect bones for art class 👍 #niprockart — KT❥ … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing… a Lesson Plan?

Remember the term Team Teaching?  It was a pretty cool idea, but it faded away into a bit of a foggy memory once the world of 2.o caught the attention of collaborative teachers everywhere.  Online PD is all the rage right … Continue reading

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Art & Integrity

My students and I explored the work of Andy Goldsworthy today by soaking in the footage from “Rivers and Tides”.  His interactions with natural materials captured our attention, and his commentary invited us to deepen our understanding of the creative process. … Continue reading

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Teacher Learning and Leadership Program

The Teacher Learning and Leadership Program (TLLP) is an annual project-based professional learning opportunity for experienced classroom teachers.  ~ Ontario Ministry of Education I just returned from Toronto, where Jenni & I participated in the TLLP Leadership Skills for Classroom Teachers Training … Continue reading

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