Blog Post Week 14

  Part A: I hear a piano, violin, bell, flute, bass, trumpet, drum, and probably so many more. This song always makes me feel kind of upset when I listen to Colors of the Wind it because the words make me think about a dark time in this land’s history. The words convey how scared […]

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Weekly Blog Post 4

I think confidence is the number one way to produce positive outcomes because with that, the rest fall into place. When kids know that they are able to be their own person, make their own decisions, and create their own art proudly, they will carry that confidence in other areas of life. I make sure …

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Weekly Blog Post 6

I think plays and acting are the best ways to teach and learn history. By putting themselves in the roles of important people, students can learn more about them and fully understand them more. Writing their own scripts gives them experience with research and working with information. I think that now and in the future, …

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Weekly Blog Post 7

Symbols are a way to communicate, and symbols can easily be art. Hieroglyphics are beautiful works of art that communicate words. Cave drawings are another way that prehistoric peoples communicated. I think painting is the best mode of expressing language and ideas. I think that I use crafts as a way to communicate my interest …

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Weekly Blog Post 8

I have often used art to teach scientific concepts using the MindWorks curriculum my old after-school job used to use. We made lots of murals, posters, and hands-on activities to learn concepts like germs, planets, and animals. I think art is a great way to teach science because photographs and paintings can show parts of …

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Weekly Blog Post 11

I think that there are so many great aspects of the community that could help with art instruction. There are playhouses, pottery centers, art galleries, recording studios, performing arts majors at universities, and art centers in most cities. By asking them to come in and help with learning a lesson, the students can interact with …

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Weekly Post 12

I think that collaborative art is difficult for students when on a small-scale level. Murals are huge and multiple students can work at once, but small projects, like 3-D printing, are not as easy. Instead, each child being able to work on ideas that work together but aren’t one item would work best. I also …

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