The previous post about organization (in the classroom) is from September of 2016. You can access that post here. I was recently inspired by the show Tidying Up on Netflix. I initially intended to watch something else, but that show just happened to turn on and start playing, so I tuned in. Was it a sign??… Continue reading Getting Organized, Part 2
I just went through my blog archive to do a few things: record all of the titles I have used, document the number of posts from each month, and analyze trends in my writing. I noticed that there are several reoccurring themes. I suppose it’s because I find inspiration (to write) about many of the… Continue reading Reoccurring Themes
Subtitle: When Procrastination Pays Off. Well, it’s done! After months of preparing drawing prompts and arranging pieces for our sketchbook, I am happy to announce that it has been mailed in! When I say ‘our’ sketchbook, I mean my students. The Sketchbook Project is a crowd-sourced library that features thousands of artists’ work from around the world… Continue reading The Sketchbook Project
At the beginning of the month, I participated in a Green Smoothie workshop, facilitated by health coach Stephanie Misanik. During the workshop, Stephanie asked each of us to explain why we chose to attend and what we hoped to gain/learn from the experience. It was inspiring to hear each participant’s reasons. Generally speaking, we all… Continue reading Going Green
“Our earth is only one polka dot among a million stars in the cosmos.” – Yayoi Kusama I had the opportunity to see and experience the Infinity Mirrors exhibit at the Hirschhorn Museum on Friday, just a week before it travels to a new city. This exhibit has been wildly popular and sold out for the past… Continue reading The Art of Illusion
The title for this post was inspired by a banner I saw downtown on Sunday. The past few weeks have been busy and full of energizing/inspiring events. As a result, my inner light has certainly been shining! Today is the first official snow day of the 2016-2017 school year. We had a 2-hour delay a little… Continue reading Let Your Light Shine!
Happy 2017! I’m happy to say that this first week of the year has started off with a lot of creativity, writing/reflection, and mind/body wellness. In my last post I mentioned that my Daily Sketch Journal had arrived. I started my first drawing on January 1st, and here’s the progress so far: ‘Be the Lobster’… Continue reading Be the Lobster