Monthly Archives: September 2015

Syria Crisis

The following text has been shared from one of my students’ blog posts.  Her observations and reflections convey the importance of providing independence in our learning environments.  I am proud to share her thinking on my blog, and must commend her … Continue reading


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Students Respond to the Refugee Crisis Through Art

Images help us think.  They help us understand. My grade 9 art students were invited to respond to the refugee crisis:  a situation created by war in Syria.  Thousands of people have been left with no other option than to … Continue reading

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What If I’m Not The Best Teacher For You?

This question caught the attention of my students today: “What if I’m not the best teacher for you?” — Colleen Rose (@ColleenKR) September 21, 2015   I am an art teacher, but every now and then, depending on our school … Continue reading

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