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posted Nov 13, 2011, 5:56 PM by Molly Marshall   [ updated Sep 2, 2012, 9:31 AM ]
I just spent a wonderful weekend with other art teachers from all over the state of Michigan. I attended many seminars that were helpful and gave me great ideas for the classroom. I even was able to present at the Michigan Art Education Association conference this year. I presented about incorporating digital tools into the art classroom. It was really fun to see so many people interested in incorporating more technology into their classrooms! I am so excited that I was able to spend this time learning how to be the best teacher I can be.

If you attended my presentation and did not get a handout you will find the PDF attached below this post.

Artist Susan Share presented a really unique performance using books that she created.

Many new clay ideas!

During one of the sessions I was able to be in on the dissection of a sheep brain.
5 things to do to keep your brain healthy:

1. Physical exercise - 5 days of aerobic and 2 days of weight lifting
2. Daily mental activity
3. A sense of spirituality or belief that you can have some control of your destiny (Gessner Geyer & Paul Nussabaum)
4. Socialization
5. Good nutrition

Thank you Donna St.John for sharing your brain wisdom.

Mrs.Campbell from WMS and I at the MAEA conference.

Molly Marshall,
Nov 13, 2011, 5:56 PM