How To Teach Art To Kids

If you’ve ever seen Mark Rothko’s paintings and thought “a child could do this,” you’ve paid him a compliment. Rothko greatly admired children’s art, praising the freshness, authenticity, and emotional intensity of their creations. He worked as an art teacher for over 20 years and was a thought leader in the field of children’s art…

Seven big myths about school systems

The man in charge of the PISA tests, Andreas Schleicher, says the evidence from around the world reveals some big myths about what makes for a successful education system. 1. Disadvantaged pupils are doomed to do badly in school Results show that the 10% most disadvantaged 15-year-olds in Shanghai have better maths skills than the…

10 Rules for Students and Teachers

Rule 1: Find a place you trust, and then, try trusting it for awhile. Rule 2: (General Duties as Student) Pull everything out of your teacher. Pull everything out of your fellow students. Rule 3: (General Duties as Teacher) Pull everything out of your students. Rule 4: Consider everything an experiment. Rule 5: Be Self Disciplined. This…