Using Art for Observation & Discovery

Hoonah City Schools, Hoonah, AK
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At Hoonah City Schools, I currently provide Art/Science Integration grades K through high school. An Alaska certified teacher with over 25 years of classroom experience, I teach observational art skills for documenting what my students learn about Tongass National Forest ecology. My classroom sessions include Tlingit cultural themes, self-focusing techniques, and STEM skills as appropriate. From 2018 to 2021, I also taught a middle and high school Sketch Explorations Intensive Elective. In all my instruction, my goal is always "process over product" and "experience instead of perfection." 

Click on the images below to see some of our projects.

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