Guest Post: How I Used Imagination and Animation to Teach Students about Recycling

By Jennifer Dashef

Elementary Art Teacher, Granville Central School District, NY

(Jennifer was awarded a Student Achievement Grant funded in partnership with Nickelodeon's The Big Help.)

It is my goal to make my art lessons as meaningful as possible for my students. Each year, I try to include my students’ art work in museums, our public library, and in school art shows. We also culminate each sixth grade year with a final project that is memorable and engaging for my students.

One of our

In memory of a friend and colleague: The Bill Miles Young Scholars Memorial Scholarship

If we are lucky in life, we sometimes encounter extraordinary people.  Bill Miles, who was the NEA Foundation’s Director of Programs until April 2010, was such a person.  In his memory, we created the Dr. William “Bill”

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