I am starting a new chapter in my life, and I have moved 545 miles away from my former home in Big Rapids MI, where I taught K-6 art at Crossroads Charter Academy, to southern Illinois, where I am teaching K-12 Art at Galatia High School and Galatia Elementary. I cannot begin to describe all that I learned during my time at Crossroads Charter Academy. I met some fine folks, learned how to manage an art classroom, taught my very first lessons, and grew personally and professionally.
After reading the book "The Pigeon Wants a Puppy" by Mo Willems, the kindergarten students learned how to draw a series of shapes in order to draw their own pigeons. The students used their creativity to come up with something new for the pigeons to want.