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Category Archives: Art Education
All in One Day: October 19, 2019
With a free weekend and no option to go camping (all campgrounds I’d checked within a 60-mile radius were full!) we decided to do a meandering day trip–but where to go? We finally decided to go to the Shenandoah Valley. … Continue reading
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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – September 8, 2019
The last time Wayne and I went to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts was Christmas Day 2013! We were long, long overdue for a return visit, and we thoroughly enjoyed the 5 HOURS that we spent there THIS time … Continue reading
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I Think We’ve Finally Got a Clay Program!
I’ve been at my school since 1999, and over the years we’ve used the polymer, oven-bake clay, Sculpey (frequently), and a self-hardening clay (once), but never “real” clay for sculpture projects. Finally, finally, that’s changing! In September 2016, a potter and … Continue reading
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Each January when the kids come back to school after the break, the first week is devoted to our Winter Week of Wisdom and Wonder: WWOWW! Special classes and activities are offered, so it’s a time for the students to learn new … Continue reading
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An Unexpected Visitor in My Classroom
With the school year finally winding down, May 23rd was a “review day” for the upcoming semester tests and exams; graduation is on Saturday, May 28th. During the second class of the day, I (again) started going through things the students should … Continue reading
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