What a wild year this has been! There have been so many downs, but possibly more incredible ups to the school year. I’ve learned a lot and I am so proud of our fifth graders. While expectations and safety precautions … Continue reading
Category Archives: civil rights
What’s in the works for SWart Studio?
I don’t have any art projects in the works because I’ve officially begun a graduate research study. I’m focusing on creative ways to present in mid 2021. I chose a topical subject that deserves more attention. These are slides of my proposal at a fall symposium. More soon!
UPDATE: I completed my study in late spring. I presented my findings at a closing symposium of the semester. Similar to last year’s, but more complex. The response of my presentation was incredibly positive and I’m proud to say I earned myself another A. It was a lot of work, but my findings will only benefit my own teaching.
To review my final slideshow click HERE.
Teaching history through art
I recently had the privilege to take a small group of students to the latest exhibit at the New Art Center, just outside of Boston. This Larger Truth: Transformation and Identity Then and Now, is the cumulative work of five … Continue reading
How do you teach Civil Rights?
This is an article from the NY Times that speaks to all teachers (and parents for the matter) asking, how do we teach Civil Rights to our kids?