• Sparks

    Thoughts, opinions, lesson plans, ideas and inspirations.

    2019年11月3日
    As the owner of an art school, an art teacher trainer and an all round advocate of arts education...
    2019年11月3日 · Education,art,workshops,Lesson Plans
    Inside out cities.... This is a project that I love, and it leans itself to so many amazing...
    2018年11月13日
    I recently had a discussion with a couple friends. They were slagging off teachers. Complaining...
    First - My rant I was happily scannin instagram the other day, when I saw a post by a fellow...
    2018年10月12日
    Clearly I must get more consistent at blogging The last year has been a whirlwind of...
    My first teaching job was in a little school in Devonport on Auckland's North shore. It's a...
    2018年1月17日 · 1
    Does it really matter??? I recently spoke to a student that was feeling 'frustration' with her...
    "Show us something we haven't done before" During Holidays and celebrations, my instagram feed...
    To begin with... Three short stories. Back in 2008 the first iPads started to come out. I...
    2018年1月8日 · 1
    "I feel like an art unit has succeeded if all the student work is unique" Before I start......
    2017年12月6日
    To begin with... (A Disclaimer) My journey to being an Art Educator, was slightly different...
    2017年11月26日 · workshops
    Workshops All of the workshops can be presented as 2 hour, half day, or full day sessions. 2...
    2017年10月24日
    In some cultures red means love, in others it means hate, in some national pride, and in some...
    2017年10月21日
    What works for you So, obviously I'm not the first person to write about this. There are books...
    2017年4月18日 · art,Teaching,Education · 1
    I always shudder when I hear that question Every lesson students ask me those three words. Even...
    2017年4月5日
    Teaching Jewellery making without making bracelets and necklaces Last year I attended a...
    2017年4月5日 · 2
    As close as you'll get to a lesson plan around here One of the first units I created, when...
    2017年4月4日
    Warm ups Being more aware of ourselves and our environment is always an area of priority and...
    2017年4月4日
    I am a big believer in letting the environment envelop you. I think if you set up the room right;...
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