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The Push To Christmas Break

After Thanksgiving break I actually got motivated to create. I have been pushing as much work out as I can. I still have 9 boxes of dried clay to reclaim and use. The 3D class is really stoked about having […]

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Feeling the Turkey Break A Comin’

Got through the first nine weeks and still pushing. There have been some ups and downs, the downs have been minor or brushed over with words of confidence from my team. The group at this school is really great. Very […]

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End of the first 9 weeks

Let me begin with my first fully programmed fire of the kiln. I created and stored it for future reference. Later I realized when we loose power the program is erased. Ha ha! I had it written down. For my […]

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Fall comes…

So another two weeks has passed and the job is still good. I dare not say great, as I don’t want to jinx it, but it is pretty darn cool. We started in 2D art with creating a base color […]

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Always End With Clay

Another two weeks has gassed and I am still chugging along. I drifted a little off of the lesson plans but really wanted to push and see what they can do. Our Superintendent said at the beginning of the year, […]

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Week 3 and Free

As I sit here on the late Sunday afternoon/evening of a three day weekend, I am feeling very relaxed. The team of teachers at this school are so helpful and it really makes things smooth. I had some very upsetting […]

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New School New Year

Woah! I can’t believe it is a new year and I am back at middle school.  Ready to rock those little art minds. The start was a little rough.  The room needed work….lots of work.  So I spent several days […]

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Goodbye school year

So I had to say goodbye to the best school I have worked for since I have been in education. I will miss the freedom and all the extra things they let me do. My extra art club was really […]

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Guam and back: Always teaching

Well it has been a month since my last post. I had to return to Guam, where I started my teaching career in the Military. I spent a month there with new and old friends. As we began our inspection, […]

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Spring Madness

Well it is another week into the spring and the kids are all kinds of wacky. As we push into the final weeks the kids are picking up new skills and showing off their talents. I had the opportunity to […]

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