Last Winter, I was asked to come up with a mural idea for an Elementary school I was doing an internship with. I got very complicated with a university supervisor suggesting I get all the teachers involved, have all the students fill out reflection forms, coordinate a team of other interns, etc... then Covid hit … Continue reading A Legacy Wall Project for Grade 6 Graduates
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/she-spent-her-vacation-picking-up-trash-across-the-u-s-and-strangers-chipped-in-with-help-and-gas/ If you're a little like me, you've been marvelling at all the face masks on the ground this past year. I work at an elementary school and I have come to realize they aren't always purposely tossed on the ground; some are accidentally dropped, fall out of pockets, are picked out of garbages bins … Continue reading A little good news — A Rôle model we can all follow every day
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/native-american-tribe-in-maine-gets-back-sacred-island/ There are some unceded lands all over the world. If some of these lands are up for sale by private landowners, isn't it our responsibility to try and buy them back for the indigenous peoples of our countries? Surely if 130 acres can go for $500k in Maine USA, then we can start raising … Continue reading A little good news — Reconciliation with a contemporary twist
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/bank-lets-customers-finance-tree-planting-by-rounding-up/ Imagine is all banks did something like this???
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/st-louis-first-grader-creates-foundation-for-homeless/ I had a conversation with one of my more seasoned colleagues the other day about what age little ones get inspired at... she gave me a load of examples about her garde one kids... I'd been thinking about it ever since! Then this amazing story comes along!!! I've decided to add some little inspiration … Continue reading A little good news — now that gives me an idea for the kids I teach
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/city-gets-turtle-crossing-signs-after-boy-writes-letter-to-mayor/ Here's a spark of an idea for us to inspire change and show our students how they can contribute to their world. So, let's get them writing!
Let's encourage and support our fellow artists! I recently connected with an inspiring artist and art educator: Víctor Mauricio Rodríguez on LinkedIn. We embraced what social media allows us to continue, where isolation has left us wanting... sharing creative passions! I'd like to share a little of what he shared about himself and his work, … Continue reading Building a Creative Community – Presenting Víctor Mauricio Rodríguez
A great big thank you to an inspiring blogger colleague of ours here on WordPress: Maylynno. Over the years I have come to trust her feedback and deeply appreciate how she lovingly manages to challenges me to think deeper. She graciously and eloquently shared her answer to my question as follows... "I really appreciate the … Continue reading Day 16 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?
Hello Pottery Enthusiasts! The Winter Semester of classes is just around the corner! Come get your hand dirty and have some fun at The Dorval Potters Guild! Registration for winter pottery classes will be taking place on Wednesday December 18th, from 6:30pm to 8pm, in our studio (room S014A) located in the basement of the Sarto … Continue reading Come get your hands dirty and have some fun at The Dorval Potters Guild!