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Responding to Indigenous Art: Learning and Teaching

More and more, we, as learners and teachers are honing our sensitivities towards cultural practices that differ from our own. The heavy, and most often, brutal burden of historical colonialist expansion into lands that were deemed uninhabited, or unoccupied – and in Australia’s case...

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Essential Guidelines for Teaching Creativity

Creativity is on-par with any traditional skill. It can be used in learning, it can be taught, and it can be assessed. It can certainly be honed in on, even in a setting with numerous students who naturally possess varying levels of creativity. Some students present high levels of creativity that...

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Dis-art-abilities

How to help a child with disabilities enjoy their art

In my post of 'Do’s and Don’ts' the other week, one of the things I said was "Don’t draw for the child". I then received an email from Sally in the UK whose 10 year old daughter, Jessica, has severe disabilities. Sally wrote,...

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