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Faculty Spotlight: Beth Drake

by Cherie Tymkiw

For my faculty spotlight, I interviewed Beth Drake, a teacher in the Art Education program at Columbia College Chicago. She works specifically with second year students in the Classroom Management …

Faculty Spotlight: Beth Drake

For my faculty spotlight, I interviewed Beth Drake, a teacher in the Art Education program at Columbia College Chicago. She works specifically with second year students in the Classroom Management …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Cherie Tymkiw, cherie.tymkiw@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

My Schools

by Jeni Crone

A month into the semester is a month closer to student teaching, and after some time management Tetris, I’ll get my schedule under control in a way that allows me …

My Schools

A month into the semester is a month closer to student teaching, and after some time management Tetris, I’ll get my schedule under control in a way that allows me …

Education - Visual Arts MAT Jeni Crone, jennifer.crone@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Summer School 101

by Cherie Tymkiw

So summertime is upon us, and I’ve got a sweet gig teaching summer school at my cooperating high school. I’m teaching Summer Semester 1, so it’s three weeks long. It’s …

Summer School 101

So summertime is upon us, and I’ve got a sweet gig teaching summer school at my cooperating high school. I’m teaching Summer Semester 1, so it’s three weeks long. It’s …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Cherie Tymkiw, cherie.tymkiw@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Art Educator: From Beginner to Novice

by Cherie Tymkiw

Wow, April is INSANE for me…but in a good way. I can envision the finish line as to what has been a whirlwind of a semester. I am in my …

Art Educator: From Beginner to Novice

Wow, April is INSANE for me…but in a good way. I can envision the finish line as to what has been a whirlwind of a semester. I am in my …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Cherie Tymkiw, cherie.tymkiw@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

NAEA Conference San Diego

by Cherie Tymkiw

Man, am I lucky! The spring break at my cooperating high school aligned with the spring break of Columbia as well as the week when the NAEA Conference was taking …

NAEA Conference San Diego

Man, am I lucky! The spring break at my cooperating high school aligned with the spring break of Columbia as well as the week when the NAEA Conference was taking …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Cherie Tymkiw, cherie.tymkiw@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Elementary School Blur

by Cherie Tymkiw

Wowza, where is the time going? I am right now starting my last week at my elementary school at Alcott College Prep in Lincoln Park. My cooperating teacher throughout these …

Elementary School Blur

Wowza, where is the time going? I am right now starting my last week at my elementary school at Alcott College Prep in Lincoln Park. My cooperating teacher throughout these …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Cherie Tymkiw, cherie.tymkiw@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Getting Schooled in Elementary School

by Cherie Tymkiw

Okay, so I have to admit, I wasn’t looking forward to working with the elementary students as much as I am with high schoolers. But…the elementary kids are a lot …

Getting Schooled in Elementary School

Okay, so I have to admit, I wasn’t looking forward to working with the elementary students as much as I am with high schoolers. But…the elementary kids are a lot …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Cherie Tymkiw, cherie.tymkiw@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Shaking Things Up in January

by Cherie Tymkiw

Ahh! It’s all moving from snail’s pace to lightning bolt speed in the blink of an eye. We had a three week lull from winter break until J-Term came upon …

Shaking Things Up in January

Ahh! It’s all moving from snail’s pace to lightning bolt speed in the blink of an eye. We had a three week lull from winter break until J-Term came upon …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Cherie Tymkiw, cherie.tymkiw@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

What Do Caravaggio and Seurat Have in Common?

by Cherie Tymkiw

Over the past few weeks, I have just completed the 30 required observation/participation hours for this semester at the secondary level. That’s fancy talk for the 30 hours you must …

What Do Caravaggio and Seurat Have in Common?

Over the past few weeks, I have just completed the 30 required observation/participation hours for this semester at the secondary level. That’s fancy talk for the 30 hours you must …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Cherie Tymkiw, cherie.tymkiw@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Demonstration Days

by Cherie Tymkiw

One of my favorite parts about classes in the Art Ed MAT Program is when we have classes in which our fellow peers do demonstrations. “Demos” are like a live …

Demonstration Days

One of my favorite parts about classes in the Art Ed MAT Program is when we have classes in which our fellow peers do demonstrations. “Demos” are like a live …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Cherie Tymkiw, cherie.tymkiw@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

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