Philip Yenawine (of VTS-fame) has a new book out called 'Visual Thinking Strategies: Using Art to Deepen Learning Across School Disciplines'. I've been REALLY looking forward to reading this. Just ordered my copy and hope it arrives soon!
www.stedelijk.nl Teenage Kicks at the Stedelijk In August I was asked to lead a private tour for a group of teenagers at the Stedelijk, a museum of modern and contemporary art and design in Amsterdam. This was to be a small group of participants aged between 11 and 18 years old. All of the group were German, but some lived in Amsterdam and went to a local international school, whilst others were visiting from Berlin where they attended a bi-lingual secondary school. The tour would be in English but all of the group were non-native English speakers. Two of the
Spring has finally arrived in Amsterdam. The blossom is just starting to appear on the trees and the daffodils are looking cheery. I'm looking forward to getting out and about over the next few months and to trying out thinking routines in different environments and settings. I'm going to be working as a guide/docent for ARTZUID 2013. This is the third edition of the international sculpture route in Amsterdam where sculptures from around the world are set up on the Apollolaan, Minervalaan and the Zuidas in South Amsterdam. The route is free to visit and the exhibition lasts 4 months from May to September. The