Spotlight on the Somatic #3: Zoom

By Karen M Effa (Educator, MEd in IE; IE mentor) “We live on the leash of our senses. There is no way in which to understand the   world without first detecting it through the radar-net of our senses.” -Diane Ackerman It’s January 2021, and I am hunkered down at home amidst the ongoing covid-19 […]

Where Does a Work of Art Start?

By Holly B.F. Warren (Atelierista and creator of the Think Tank) A work of art can be created with words, notes, movement, sound, light, food, photography, clay, stone, natural materials, and paint—to name a few. A work of art has aesthetic value as it combines different elements in its creation. Where does a work of art […]

Further Reflections of LiD in a K-3 classroom: Arts based LiD inquiry

By Cecily Heras (MEd student & CIRCE Academic Council member) It has been a good first two terms so far with LiD in the K-3 classroom.  To varying degrees, each of the students has engaged in their topic. They have each asked good questions and have openly shared their growing expertise with myself and others.  […]