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Self-Expression: Express Yourself

Think about it. What would you create if you were given the opportunity to paint on a blank canvas? Would you choose one color or multiple colors? Would you carefully paint in certain areas not allowing the paint colors to touch or would you mix them together? Children love to create. Painting is one way that they express themselves freely. …

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Inspiration

Inspiration. This word is used in a lot of ways. I am asked a lot about what inspired me to become an educator. I am asked about what type of curriculum inspired my teaching style. I am asked about behavior management techniques and what inspired my positive reinforcement philosophy. Inspiration. Who knew that one word could create so many questions? …

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Rocks, Dirt and Space

Everybody has their own path in life. Whether you walk in high heels, tennis shoes, sandals or boots, your path will take you to where you are supposed to go. This picture says it all for me. Boots in the dirt. What path am I headed down? Let me tell you all about it. It has always been a dream …

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Fest in the West 2017 with the Oak Village Academy Team

Sometimes, when you are excited about something, you want to shout it from the rooftops. On May 20, 2017, we did just that! Well, we did something almost like that. The Oak Village Academy team sponsored the Arts and Crafts table at the Fest in the West in West Cary. We were able to ‘shout from the table tops’ all …