Nail Club

About two months ago, I was at my local CVS buying myself my millionth new color of nail polish and I suddenly realized what I wanted my next after school club to be. Since we are an accelerated school I have a constantly changing roster. Our students move through our school very quickly. So, even…

Group Work

I always included some group work in my curriculum, so that my students are challenged to come together and work with others. This type of exercise teaches students to compromise, listen, speak out, follow directions, lead, and generally get along with others. I find that group work is key in assisting with my students social…

Flashback/Flash Forward

It is getting close to summertime and I am experiencing¬†nostalgia. ¬†I have now worked for 8 years as a summer art teacher at one of the most beautiful national park cites in the US, Glen Echo Park in Maryland. Here are a few gems from last year.