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A Gift Ten Years in the Making

A Gift Ten Years in the Making

“Life is full of sniffles, sobs and smiles. With sniffles predominating.” ― O. Henry, The Gift of the Magi But not on Christmas. Especially this Christmas. It is what you make of it, isn’t it? You do the things that fill you with Christmas spirit from listening to favorite holiday stories to preparing gifts for […]

Results For “Which Painting?” Poll

Results For “Which Painting?” Poll

I know you’ve been dying to see this, that you’re anxiously awaiting the results of the “Which Painting?” poll. Well, at least the 39 of you who participated in the away message poll I left on my automatic email reply each time I was out of school this year. The automatic reply would indicate the […]

When Clean Up Goes Well

When Clean Up Goes Well

When clean up goes well, we have a little extra time before the next class. During this time I like to show videos that help us leave the classroom feeling joyous, inspired, or curious. The typical video is between two and four minutes long and is the last impression of each class. We recently used […]