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Fly on the Wall

I just read a post written by Melissa Purtee, entitled “Just Wow“, and am reminded of the power of being a connected teacher.  Before the days of using a blog, Twitter, or even a Facebook group, to reach out and … Continue reading

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How Do You Support Risk-Taking in Your Class?

Many educators agree that risk-taking is a quality that they want to encourage in their classrooms, but it may be difficult to support it in the classroom.  We may tell students that they can learn from making mistakes, but who … Continue reading

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Digital Portfolios

Could this be the end of an era?  For as long as I’ve taught visual arts, students have begun each semester by decorating their portfolios according to a theme that I have chosen (or they have negotiated).  I have always … Continue reading

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