This year I am teaching art during our rotation. I love art. I not only visit other teaching blogs, but I also have a list of art blogs that I view (not to mention the quilting blogs).
We have quite a supportive P.T.O. They purchased this art program for our school:
You can find out more information about the program here.
"Tear Art Creature" was the name of our last art lesson. No scissors or pencils for this one! Tearing and a generous amount of glue was all that was needed.
How can you not love children's art? Their creativity AMAZES me. These creatures have so much character!
I have a dear friend, Jane, who is an artist. She is generous with her art. She made this flag for me.
I pinned it on the wall next to my desk in my classroom, so I could enjoy it each day. And daily, I read the sayings on the cards. They nourish my soul. I just simply awe at the CREATIVITY!
Here's a closer look at the last card:
I remember Carol Ann Tomlinson speaking about multiple pathways to learning at the CAG conference.
I hope we use ART as one of those pathways.
Let's remember to nurture the artist in all our students!