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This Week in the Wonder Ground: How to Set a Goal

It’s important to start a new school year on the right foot. That’s why the we’re kicking off a new year of Wonder Grounding with a focus on Library Science. The library is bursting with great resources to help you learn, explore, and achieve great things. In fact, we offer so many different types of materials, […]

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This Week in the Wonder Ground-Scribble Art

Big Idea: The act of creating art is sometimes more important than the art object itself. We started each session with a book this week:  Shapes by Philip Yenawine This beautiful nonfiction picture book isolates the artistic element of shape, discusses what visual ideas and effects can be conveyed by different shapes, and examines how […]

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This Month in the Wonder Ground: Art is Smart!

This month in the Wonder Ground we are exploring why and how people create art. Art comes in many forms and is made for many different purposes. This November and December, we want to explore a variety of different art forms. Through discussions  we are going to explore some fundamental concepts about the artistic process. […]

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