Staying Connected to my students during the COVID-19 Outbreak

I was reading a friend’s Poem of the Day blog on Blogger and rediscovered a blog I started during my time at Lincoln School. Now that we are all working from home, children and teachers alike, we need to figure out ways to stay connected. I’m thinking that this blog might work for posting student […]

Choosing What to Paint–Easel Painting with Grades 1 and 2

To become painters, children need many opportunities to explore imagery, color mixing, how paintbrushes make marks.  Easel painting allows children to carve out their own space in the hub hub of the art room.  The physicality of standing at the easel and wielding a brush loaded with color is exciting and dramatic.  With the sweep […]