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Portfolio Program – The Figure: Extra Sessions & Reflection

I can't believe class is over! This has been such an amazing and... interesting... experience. Obviously it was a wonderful teaching experience - I had a ton of fun and I think my students did some FANTASTIC work. But it was also full of model-less sessions, snow-storms, and derailed plans that were rough to work around. Regardless, though, it was a great success and I've

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April 18th, 2013 0 comments Assessment / Drawing / Meeting our students where they are / Spotlight: Marwen Course / Teaching Artistry / Teaching the technical

Pedagogy versus Andragogy

At Marwen, I teach young students, grades six through twelve. However, I also teach a wide spectrum of adults at Spudnik Press Cooperative. Previously, I taught at a long-term care facility. I have literally taught students ages 12 to 100.  Research, assessment, critical thinking, and professional development opportunities regarding how, what, when, and why young people learn is a growing field. However, I have had

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March 20th, 2013 0 comments Assessment

The Portfolio Program: The Figure – Day 4

Today was both incredibly successful, but a bit frustrating at the same time. Up to this point I've had about 12 students at each session (though not the same 12 consistently) - but today I only had 8!

I created this curriculum to function on this gradual build up of information that carefully guided students towards the development of their personal works. Each class introducing

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February 27th, 2013 0 comments Assessment / Critique / Drawing / Painting / Spotlight: Marwen Course

Portfolio Program: The Figure – Day 1

I want to start by saying that having done a pre-reflection has had such a positive impact on my classroom experience - Even from day 1. Initially I'd only done it because I felt I needed to provide Verve with something that focused more on my methodology, rather than just share one of my weekly class summaries. But the truth is that writing it really

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February 11th, 2013 0 comments Assessment / Drawing / Meeting our students where they are / Spotlight: Marwen Course / Student Driven Classroom

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