Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Ashley Merryman and Po Bronson challenge us as parents and educators to consider the effects of praise versus providing mental challenges to our children. The head of lower school shared this important video with our school community and I wanted to pass it along as well. I learned something from this message and I hope you do too!
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
When is the last time you learned about a different culture in a meaningful way? If it has been a while or, if you're looking for a new way to embrace Japanese culture watch this video called "Gyotaku - The ancient Japanese art of printing fish" from TED-Ed. Stay tuned to see how my kids use 2 Types of Japanese Printmaking.
Sunday, November 3, 2013
|My group of students aged 8-12 started with |
tissue paper decoupage for our quilled garden scenes.
This was so beautiful I had to take a picture
right as it was finished--see the wet glue?
|Quilling can be seen from various perspectives|
such as in this gorgeous little duck pond.