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Ours is such a vast discipline with many superb, brilliant, innovative and exciting ways to teach the subject. All ideas are welcome here, I do not believe there is a right and wrong way to teach art, simply ways that have been shown over time to work more effectively than others. What is important is teaching a love of the subject that lasts a lifetime. These are my thoughts, opinions and ideas on teaching art, craft and design. If you'd like to leave a comment please do so. I like to debate my teaching methods when possible but I won't enter into abusive, aggressive or hostile arguments.

December 30, 2017

Ok I accept this may be a fairly contentious blog post and that not everyone will agree with me, but here's my two penneth worth.

Outcome driven art
Most of the art in schools I see is outcome driven. In Primary schools it is the corridor display that determines the kin...

December 26, 2017

This lovely project can be done by pupils from primary elementary, Middle school through to Key Stage 3 Junior High. 

It simply involves using squared paper and marker pens or a computer to create well loved Pixel characters from the past or designing new ones!!! 

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Psychologist Csikszentmihalyi says we can be creative or Creative. Small ‘c’ creativity he describes as that which does not lead to a change in the s...

#Creativity

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