Tag Archives: fear
What do Educators Fear About Using Technology?
What holds us back from embracing technology in our daily practice? I’ll be talking about these fears with some colleagues in a few months. I’d love to hear your perspectives. Please share your ideas in the comments below. Thanks
Posted in Art Education, technology Tagged fear, technology 8 Comments
A Healthy Learning Environment: Play + Collaboration
It can be really intimidating to try something new for the first time: a job, an exercise class, a project, a new recipe… In fact, unless you have experience with something, fear can hold you back from trying just about … Continue reading
Posted in Art Education Tagged Dive Into Inquiry, fear, inquiry, melissa purtee, play, Trevor MacKenzie Leave a comment
What Comes Before Creativity?
My students have been exploring growth mindset lately. Together, we have discussed what it is, how it differs from a fixed mindset, and what is needed to support those who are willing to realign their thinking. . Many students are … Continue reading
Posted in Art Education, Education Reform Tagged #artsed, confidence, creativity, fear, growth mindset 1 Comment
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
Posted in Art Education, Education Reform, Genius Hour Tagged Andy Goldsworthy, fear, process 1 Comment
What Are You Afraid Of?
What is it about a birthday or an anniversary that prompts us to pause, reflect and remember? Tomorrow is my 1-year anniversary of blogging, and I find myself wondering if I’ve been doing what I set out to do. Why … Continue reading
Posted in #etmooc, Ed tech Tagged #etmooc, Alec Couros, blogging, David Truss, fear, Wes Fryer 4 Comments