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Critical Thinking and Art

28 Sep '12

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Out of Our Minds!

If you want to understand creativity, inspire it in your classroom and increase your own, I highly recommend Ken Robinson’s “Out of Our Minds, Learning to Be Creative”.  It explains, in a clear way why it is essential to be … Read More

24 Sep '12

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Ambiguous Illustrations

As much detail as I put into my illustrations, I purposefully leave areas that are quite ambiguous.  This is by design, and is possibly the most intriguing part of the image. So much of art is what we bring to … Read More

Model Creative Thinking in Your Classroom

Using Corn Dog Art™ illustrations can help you model creative thinking in your classroom.

One of the best ways to model creative thinking in your classroom is by questioning attitudes that children have. When children look at art, they may … Read More

Myths about Critical Thinking and Art

Myth #1:

“Critical thinking applies to math and science.”

When you hear ‘Critical Thinking’, you probably think “math and science’.  Usually, when people hear the words “Critical Thinking”, that’s where their mind goes.  But when you think about it,  Critical … Read More