I have been reading the book Where the Girls Are (Douglas, 1995). It’s a great read that discusses the mixed messages sent to women by mass media and pop culture … Continue reading Evaluating a student survey on gender
I have recently finished reading the book, Live through this: On creativity and self-destruction (Chapadjiev, 2008). It’s a book made up of twenty-one essays by female artists describing how their … Continue reading Exploring why we make art
Painting by former student Rachel Clemente Recently, my administration offered the staff the opportunity to be a student for the day. Of course I jumped at the chance. Sadly, it’s … Continue reading I spent the day as a high school student and boy are my legs tired.
I got myself into what I will call a “loud conversation” with a colleague the other day about grading policies. The situation, in a nutshell, was that a struggling student … Continue reading I hate to be the one to tell you this, but that argument is invalid.
If anyone is going to the Texas Art Education Association Conference in Galveston this weekend, I will be speaking. My presentation is titled Art Education without Authority. It will be … Continue reading TAEA in Galveston!