The Importance of Making Art

https://www.facebook.com/notes/teacher2teacher/if-we-want-to-model-the-importance-of-art-in-childrens-lives-we-have-to-make-art/757340647740477

Back to Zen with Dan Tricarico

Over the past year Dan Tricarico and @K12ArtChat have been trading wonderful like-minded tweets and it’s been lovely getting to know a truly authentic educator such as him. As a teacher and author from southern California, Dan truly understands the importance of creativity and mindfulness in the art of teaching. He also happens to be the host of #K12ArtChat this week and we wanted to take a few minutes to ask him a few questions about how he survives the back to school workload. So here it goes… Dan, how do you prioritize the never-ending to do list that piles up as the dates count down to students entering the classroom? You’re asking the question, of course, because it isn’t easy! I try