End-of-the-Year Emotions

Year-end madness can create a bucketful of emotions. In a recent post, educational blogger Stacy Tornio outlines “16 Emotions Teachers Feel Every Day in May…Before Noon.” Before noon! After reading the list, I was exhausted—never mind experiencing each emotion in a handful of hours! But then again, I’ve never really considered which emotions I experience…

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Directed Drawing

Is there a difference between step-by-step drawing, guided drawing, and directed drawing? Not one I’m aware of. I just completed my first directed drawing lesson. (Argh! That’s the pirate you see here.) And I have to admit that, after completing the lesson and seeing my final product (which I think is pretty darn cute), I…

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