This week I want to share a conversation that took place between myself and two of our current, amazing Art21 Educators. Julia CopperSmith and Maureen Hergott teach elementary art education for the Scott and Westdale Elementary Schools in Melrose Park near Chicago. Their work has been inspiring to all of us here at Art21, especially since they are finding ways to work with contemporary art and engage some very young students in the process.
Julia CopperSmith and Maureen Hergott made some important points in last week's interview and this week we take the opportunity to point out two of them regarding how teachers construct elementary art-making experiences and use docu... Read Post
This week, we continue our introductions to each of the eight pairs of educators who were chosen to participate in the third year of Art21 Educators. Last week we met Maureen Hergott and Julia CopperSmith from Chicago, IL. Now we ar... Read Post