Archive | September 2016

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International Dot Day 2016

International Dot Day 2016

In the Miscoe Hill 5/6Art room we have had a blast creating dots and watching them come to life using the Quiver app on iPads. Why create dots? Because of the book The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds. Here is a narrated video of the story: We colored in templates made by Quiver and then used the […]

Reflection: September 11

Reflection: September 11

My thoughts on the Friday approaching the fifteenth anniversary of the attacks on 9/11/2001: As I walk through the halls of my school, the same school where I was teaching third grade on that day, I think: “We were here when it happened.” As I pass by classrooms and see the teachers with whom I shared shock and horror […]

Couldn’t Make It to Open House?

Couldn’t Make It to Open House?

No worries at all! This is a super busy time of year and one can’t do everything! The following video shows highlights of the 5/6 Miscoe Hill Art Program and it will give you some idea of what to expect this year. Also available was the back-to-school letter containing a breakdown of grading criteria and my […]

My Slight Obsession With Mona Lisa

My Slight Obsession With Mona Lisa

Welcome to my website. As you’ll read on the other pages, it is named after a wall of Mona Lisa replicas executed in a variety of mediums. I am slightly obsessed with Mona Lisa, especially Mona Lisa parodies. Thanks to a curious student last year, I now know there are forty-two versions of Mona Lisa on the wall. While […]