SchoolArts Magazine

November 2016

SchoolArts is a national art education magazine committed to promoting excellence, advocacy, and professional support for educators in the visual arts since 1901.

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32 NOVEMBER 2016 SchoolArts M I D D L E S C H O O L C reating opportunities for introspection and thinking is essential when working with adolescent students. These experiences can provide for rich per- sonal reflection if they are structured so that students do not feel put on the spot or hesitant about what they may reveal. In this project, students create a symbolic image of a seed-and-plant structure that reflects aspects of their unique journeys in life. The plant structure represents a metaphor as to the person, their journey, and what they hope to become in the future. PERSONAL Angela Mikula and Ken Vieth ART REFLECTION AS Megan Curtis

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