A Bridge to Creativity

Ask yourself this question and think about your response……. “What are the interests of your students?” If I were to ask myself this question I could possibly name a few interests of a couple students, but not everyone. That’s unfortunate since I am missing so many chances to engage students through their own interests. The…

Imagine what it could be…..

In my last post, The Beginning, I talked about sharing your imagination with students. One excellent way to show students your imagination is with drawing starts/challenges. Students need to be imaginative, and so do teachers. ————————– Working with 3rd grade students a few years ago, we started each day with a drawing start. This activity…

The beginning……

Imagination…. Something that helps us to tell a story A way to get creative and explore something new. Growing up can take this opportunity away, but that’s where the beginning happens. Think about all the opportunities that are right at our fingertips, the chance to create something new, to imagine the impossible, to invent something…