Marginalia, Graduate Blog

Goodbyes and Hellos: My Last Marginalia Post

by Ashley Saunders

This post is bittersweet for me because it will be my last time writing to you, Marginalia readers! Now that I’ve graduated the program and handed in my thesis, it’s …

Goodbyes and Hellos: My Last Marginalia Post

This post is bittersweet for me because it will be my last time writing to you, Marginalia readers! Now that I’ve graduated the program and handed in my thesis, it’s …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Ashley Saunders, ashley.saunders@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Learning Beyond Graduate School

by Ashley Saunders

Last time I wrote to you all about how quickly my summer has been going by. With my job starting teacher training next week, I think my summer is actually …

Learning Beyond Graduate School

Last time I wrote to you all about how quickly my summer has been going by. With my job starting teacher training next week, I think my summer is actually …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Ashley Saunders, ashley.saunders@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

My Ever So Fleeting Summer

by Ashley Saunders

I have some awesome news to share with everyone. My summer just got shorter, but in a good way!

My Ever So Fleeting Summer

I have some awesome news to share with everyone. My summer just got shorter, but in a good way!

Art Education (K-12) MAT Ashley Saunders, ashley.saunders@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Manifest and the Art Education MAT

by Ashley Saunders

It’s the home stretch for the end of the semester, and Manifest is just around the corner! Manifest is Columbia’s urban arts festival, and this year it’s happening Friday, May …

Manifest and the Art Education MAT

It’s the home stretch for the end of the semester, and Manifest is just around the corner! Manifest is Columbia’s urban arts festival, and this year it’s happening Friday, May …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Ashley Saunders, ashley.saunders@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Meeting the Folks and Facing the Music

by Ashley Saunders

This week’s adventures in Chicago Public Schools included a Local School Council Meeting and report card pick ups. Earlier this week I got to sit in on a Local School …

Meeting the Folks and Facing the Music

This week’s adventures in Chicago Public Schools included a Local School Council Meeting and report card pick ups. Earlier this week I got to sit in on a Local School …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Ashley Saunders, ashley.saunders@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Student Teaching: The High School Experience

by Ashley Saunders

I’m preparing to start my second week of student teaching in my high school placement. Starting on Monday, I’ll be taking over the honors sculpture class, and I’m being observed …

Student Teaching: The High School Experience

I’m preparing to start my second week of student teaching in my high school placement. Starting on Monday, I’ll be taking over the honors sculpture class, and I’m being observed …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Ashley Saunders, ashley.saunders@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

In Preparation for the Hunt

by Ashley Saunders

It’s spring. There are about seven weeks left in the semester. I’m anxious. It’s time. Time to job hunt.

In Preparation for the Hunt

It’s spring. There are about seven weeks left in the semester. I’m anxious. It’s time. Time to job hunt.

Art Education (K-12) MAT Ashley Saunders, ashley.saunders@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Guest Blogger: Melissa Miller on the NAEA Conference

by Ashley Saunders

Last weekend, I attended the National Art Educators Association Conference in Fort Worth, Texas with my classmates from the Columbia NAEA Student Chapter. Being surrounded with educators from around the …

Guest Blogger: Melissa Miller on the NAEA Conference

Last weekend, I attended the National Art Educators Association Conference in Fort Worth, Texas with my classmates from the Columbia NAEA Student Chapter. Being surrounded with educators from around the …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Ashley Saunders, ashley.saunders@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

I’m at NAEA!!

by Ashley Saunders

Hello Everyone! Right now, I’m blogging to you live from the National Art Education Association (NAEA) National Convention in Fort Worth, Texas.

I’m at NAEA!!

Hello Everyone! Right now, I’m blogging to you live from the National Art Education Association (NAEA) National Convention in Fort Worth, Texas.

Art Education (K-12) MAT Ashley Saunders, ashley.saunders@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Appreciating Student Artwork

by Ashley Saunders

One of my new favorite things is looking at children’s’ artwork. It can be messy, the colors can be muddy, but oh my goodness are the kids proud of it. …

Appreciating Student Artwork

One of my new favorite things is looking at children’s’ artwork. It can be messy, the colors can be muddy, but oh my goodness are the kids proud of it. …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Ashley Saunders, ashley.saunders@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

The Graduate Experience