Category Archives: Education

Posts having to do with the field of education

Flocabulary: Creative Education

I’m excited to start this new section to my creativity website that will feature creative, innovative educational companies and ideas. Whether you’re a teacher, student, parent, administrator, family member, or friend, you can have a positive influence on a child … Continue reading

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Painting Silver Linings (for all you procrastinators out there)

The setting sun peeks through billowing clouds and illuminates their silver linings. I remember my sister’s words, “Did you know clouds actually have silver linings? If you study them closely, you can see that this is their actual color.” Gina’s … Continue reading

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Hope is the thing with…

Emily Dickinson wrote “Hope is the thing with feathers,” but I wonder whether hope is also the thing with clay feet. I’m sure you’ve heard the saying “feet of clay,” a metaphor that describes our humanness and vulnerability. READ ENTIRE … Continue reading

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A Modern Day Tragedy

“A writer uses words, a musician notes, an artist visual perceptions, and all need some knowledge of the techniques of their crafts. But a creative individual intuitively sees possibilities for transforming ordinary data into a new creation, transcendent over the … Continue reading

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Coming to grips with our humanness.

Recently, I awoke with a statement running through my dream, “Coming to grips with our humanness.” In the dream, I saw one of my students holding the small green and navy blue airplane he gave to me a couple of weeks ago. The airplane … Continue reading

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“Waiting for Superman”

As a parent and an educator, I say we “all” pull together to help our nation’s children become successful. Here is a snippet of my post on my educational blog: Imparting the Spirit of Superman I do not believe that any … Continue reading

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Heart Whispers

“We can teach youth to read, but can we release their hearts?”  An artistic youth churns inside a chrysalis of adolescent confines. For the creative temperament, teen years fill with discontent. Yet, longings can inspire exploration and discovery. It is the glory … Continue reading

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