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Drawing Act 150: Let’s Celebrate

Drawing Act 150: Let’s Celebrate

“Drawing depends upon two faculties – understanding and taste; skill being the result of practice or experience. It is of the utmost consequence that the first faculty should be developed in harmony with the second.” – Walter Smith This May we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Massachusetts Drawing Act. On May 16, 1870 legislators […]

Dr. Seuss in the Middle

Dr. Seuss in the Middle

Who doesn’t love Dr. Seuss and Read Across America day? Right, absolutely no one. However, one must be clever to engage certain “too cool for school” middle school students around Dr. Seuss. I have long loved Dr. Seuss’s My Many Colored Days, illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher, and wanted to come up with an […]