Author: Gena Fields

“Why do I even need this class?” said one of my middle school students. “I tried this at my old school, and I couldn’t do it then and got zeros every time...You can’t make me do this.” These were the words that one student shared out loud, others nodded in agreement. “What is an agenda, anyway?” said another. “We have to write down homework? But we don’t have any homework!”
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A case for getting our students to access their “right” brain on a regular basis. By Gena Fields, Art Teacher at Park Academy October 2016 When I accepted the Art Teacher position at Park Academy, I knew I was in new territory. I have had over 10 years of teaching experience with all different types of students in grades K-12. […]
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