As an elementary school art teacher, it is my job to engage my students and get them thinking critically about what and how they create.
Disciplinary problems were high, student achievement was low, and so was my patience. I knew I couldn’t do this again the following year, so I decided to change my approach.
The saying goes, “If you’ve met one individual with autism, you’ve met one.” As one person on the Autism spectrum may be highly verbal, another maybe non-verbal.
If you believe, as I do, that the techniques we use in education should be teaching students things that are most important to them and society, then arts have to be at or ...