Tag: Observation

Focusing on love.

Focusing on love.

In August, most of our school met for a retreat. At one point, we were asked to go around the table and share our intention …

 

The Children Got the Closest.

The Children Got the Closest.

There is a symbiotic relationship I have with my profession/s. Artist and Atelierista.When I am both teaching and creating art I am immersed in and …

 

“Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize” -Thich Nhat Hanh

“Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize” -Thich Nhat Hanh

 

One heart at a time

One heart at a time

This year at SWS, I have three new classrooms of children to interact with. For the first time we have two 3 year old preschool …

 

The greatest small gifts

The greatest small gifts

Last month I attended a tremendous conference in San Francisco called ¬†Educating for Creative Minds: Using Brain Science to Ignite Innovation and Imagination. From the conference …

 

Paths of light come in so many forms…

Paths of light come in so many forms…

The 2012 new school year has been an exercise on how a community of people can truly make change. Personally, it has been both exhausting …

 

The Honor to Witness

The Honor to Witness

This blog post is a collaboration between myself and Kindergaten Teacher Jere Lorenzen-Strait. In a whirlwind of adrenalin fueled by immediate happenings, we furiously and …

 

As glorious and grand as the clouds

As glorious and grand as the clouds

I love stories, especially stories that speak to insight and research. This year, I began the process of looking at the Anatomy of Mark Making. …

 

Found & Lost & Found

Found & Lost & Found

Dove, By Elanor A few weeks ago a dove nested in the Arbor located on our playground. The kids found it, and soon they were enthusiastically watching …

 

Objects can tell stories, if you learn to read them.

Objects can tell stories, if you learn to read them.

(Warrior by Fredric R.) On 2/23 and 2/25 I led each Kindergarten class, with their teachers and parent volunteers to see The Terra Cotta Warriors at …