It has been a busy year. Last fall, I began an undertaking that I have long thought about starting – teacher certification. I have been an artist/educator for more than 20 years, but I haven’t had the piece of paper that says so. So, last fall I enrolled in the Syracuse University Master of Science:… Continue reading Sweeping out the cobwebs for summer.
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This Sunday, March 12th will be making Leprechaun Traps! Come and learn some engineering tricks to trap those gold-hording tricksters. Then, make your own invention. Cost $10 Kids ages 5- 10 Parents can drop off kids, or stay and help. Register: firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer is cooking along already, but here is a good article with some questions and ideas for how schools can incorporate creativity and inventing in their curriculums. http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/07/21/486046973/three-challenges-as-more-makers-move-into-schools
This spring, abcdexperiments/studio+lab ran a Naturalist Club at Ed Smith Elementary for kids k-3 for four weeks. We had a great time exploring the forest behind the school, the water tower, and the Water Detention Pond at Barry Park. We poked, we ambled, we just enjoyed ourselves outside! We encourage everyone to do the same… Continue reading Naturalist Club at Ed Smith Elementary