Art of the day: Kumi Yamashita (Shadow Art)

Born in Japan but now living and working in New York, artist Kumi Yamashita creates incredible things with light and shadows. In her series entitled Light & Shadow, Kumi uses a single light source along with an assortment of perfectly placed objects to create incredible shadow silhouettes and artwork on walls. Yamashita talks about her use of light … More Art of the day: Kumi Yamashita (Shadow Art)

Amazing reading corners!

Whatever grade level you teach, making a cozy reading space for students to enjoy creates a magical ­experience for everyone. Every inspirational classroom should provide a comfortable place for students to read independently or with a partner or small group. Your reading area should include comfortable seating, some plants and nice lighting for atmosphere. Of course, … More Amazing reading corners!

Ken Robinson and the importance of creativity in education

Eleven years ago Ken Robinson gives one of the most popular TED talks ever, in fact the most viewed talk in TED’s history. Ken Robinson is internationally recognised as a a leader in innovation, education and creativity. I chose this to be the first post of this blog as what he points out, resonate deeply. … More Ken Robinson and the importance of creativity in education