This week in my pursuit of an Art Ed degree... Starting with a curiosity of how light became fluid enough to paint with, I set up an exploration of the medium in my usual fashion: by playing with it. In regard to my own learning style, this workshop demonstrated at least two of Knowles’ assumptions … Continue reading How is light fluid in time?
This week in my pursuit of an Art Ed degree... Introduction:For almost 150 years, we’ve perceived photographic images as real, because they caught a moment in time, and gave no compelling evidence to contradict anything other than what was shot. This belief was first solidified by the scientific community to document the facts of explorations, … Continue reading Is it possible for any image we see to be an objective representation of its subject?
This week on my journey toward earning my Art Ed. degree... Introduction Adult learners carry experience, motivation, and expectations with them when embarking on new learning experiences. This influences how they react to their instructor and the learning environment. Orzelski-Konikowski (2011) illustrates how the need for connection between the student and teacher must be part … Continue reading The Adult Learner – An Academic Reflection Paper
And How My Paths Are Converging This Year! Part 1 - Returning to School Is A Little Scary! As many of you already know, I'm returning to school to get my teaching permit in Art Education and it's been a very long time since I was in university last. Much seems to have changed in … Continue reading A Vision for 2019
Why do I love having my mindset shaken? In his awesome article: "What can we learn from people who succeed later in life?" , researcher , Albert-László Barabási, shook the dust of a personal conundrum: How do I figure out why I've not had wild success in my recent business ventures? I didn't clearly identify my reason … Continue reading Have You Figured Out Your Q-Factor?
Thank You For Being There For Me Over the last weeks I've been debating several directions to take, one of them has to do with how to stay connected to my blog followers. I've been on an unbroken posting streak of over 550 days and my blog has been growing in popularity daily. I am … Continue reading Tough Decisions Ahead
I'm Getting There. I'm Getting There. I'm Getting There...This past few months have felt the busiest in recent memory and I often feel that my "To Do" list just keeps getting longer and longer. Every new project, activity, request is filled with blessings that I am so very grateful for, and yet I still feel … Continue reading Just Breathe
Paper-Thin 09-018: The History: Share what you see and continue the story. This series was a challenge I gave myself to see how thin I could make the clay before it cracked... It was a great learning experience with various materials. How to slow-dry the clay, when to add engobes, how to handle it before … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #177 – Paper-Thin 09-018
Highlights from the previous week: Last week we dove into the imagualization process and found a focal point from which my truth can be accessed. I use that point in meditations now. It connects me to the universe. Here are a few of the things we learned during the process. Hope is a shared concept … Continue reading The 10th Step on The Ladder of Awareness
Working in the Reggio Way: A Beginner's Guide for American Teachers by Julianne Wurm This should be a must read part of any teacher training course. It should also be part of management training courses at the MBA level. There is a great deal to be learned about problem solving and true collaboration from the way … Continue reading The Reggio Way – An Old New-Vision for Education (Monday’s Movers)