Animal Options: A Year in Review
May 09, 2017

Animal Options: A Year in Review

The third-graders had only three class periods remaining for the year—a mere two and a half hours. My challenge was to present a project that would allow for a review of a large number of the terms and skills that had been studied throughout the year, while still providing the students adequate time to “illustrate” […]

TR Mack and Lots of Dots
October 10, 2016

TR Mack and Lots of Dots

The past few years, I have made an effort to introduce more contemporary artists to my students: The color and shape patterns of Romero Britto, William Wegman’s whimsical photography, Andy Warhol’s Pop art, Laurel Burch’s artwork, which emphasized her joy of living, rather than her physical pain. When I discovered the decorative artwork of TR […]