Tag Archives: Education

Arts at the Lake

If you live in Burleson, Lee, or Washington counties or near Lake Somerville in Texas you might be interested in an organization called Arts at the Lake. The mission statement of the organization is as follows: Our mission is to … Continue reading

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Grading Sketchbooks

It is that time of the nine weeks. Sketchbooks are due. I both dread and look forward to this day. I look forward to seeing some really wonderful art work. I dread seeing some really badly scribbled drawings that took … Continue reading

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Benefits of an Art Education

I feel that art is necessary in a child’s education.  Does that surprise anyone, especially since I am an art teacher?  I have seen many students benefit from the following in my art classroom: improved self-esteem and self-confidence, increased observational … Continue reading

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Do Schools Kill Creativity?

Sir Ken Robinson, author and speaker, poses the question, “Do schools kill creativity?” I found this video to be very interesting and right on.  I regret that it has taken me this long to find.  It was taped January 2007. I hope that … Continue reading

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