Matt and I have so many things to say Thank You for, after twenty years of being in love a lot has changed in our lives, as educators and parents of three awesome children all uniquely individual, we continue to navigate the ups and downs of everyday life with gratitude in our hearts. One of the many things we are thankful for is our organically grown amazing community of creative teachers that we have the privilege to interact with daily. It's the tip of the iceberg of all
Toyota Dream Car; Draw Your Dream. Drive The Future.
"IF" has the power to change everything! Check out this really amazing contest called the "Toyota Dream Car Contest". This can get your What If's going and learning about how to improve those What if's too. Using STEAM-related concepts and design thinking, you will have your students designing in no time flat! Once they have designed and drawn their purposeful dream car fro the contest. You can extend the using some great design apps to think three-dimensionally and test the
Resources from the presentation “Investigation and Creativity with Process Journals”
Created by @GrundlerArt & @therealartsyamy My former high school teaching partner (she taught Art II and I taught Art I) and friend Amy Semifero (@therealartsyamy) of almost twenty years introduced me to journaling back in 2002. She used it as a life management tool and I was fascinated. When I started journaling it was by sketching everyday life, then during a personal spiritual journey my journaling really took off..... I was sold. Back then we infused sketchbooks in ou
Challenges; Growing Together
Not sure how your inktober went but I struggle every year to make it a full 31days. I suppose the challenge is supposed to invite us to push ourselves, transform habits and ultimately grow. I only made it to day 19 but I was so impressed with Matt he made it all the way to end. The best part was seeing him share with his students and his artistic growth. We don't often give ourselves time to practice, let alone carve-out purposeful time and space to grow. He did it! Here