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Miami Building Ranks in “Ugliest Skyscrapers in the World” List

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After coming across some recent photos of the One Trade Center Tower’s spire being ceremoniously erected, the thought “man that’s quite ugly” came to my mind. I really think we punked out in creating the tallest building in America to replace …

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Miami-Dade County School’s Art @ April’s Wynwood Art Walk

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Miami-Dade County Schools prepares to  host its annual best of the best student exhibit, The Annual County Wide Student Exhibit. This year it will be hosted at the Bakehouse Art Complex and it will co-inside with the monthly Art Walk …

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ART CLASSES CANCELED: GOOD LUCK! FCAT Writing for all 4th graders tomorrow.

CHILDREN BEING OVER TESTES IN SCHOOL

Tomorrow February 28, 2012, fourth graders in our Miami-Dade County Schools will be under some presure and will be missing their much beloved art classes. I know they will all rise to their potential because they have been given the …

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ART THERAPY AN OUTLET FOR MIAMI-DADE STUDENTS

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ART THERAPY FOR OUR STUDENTS: Another reason to keep art in our schools. Sometimes as teachers,parents and as a community, we need to be reminded of the difficulties that our children/students are experiencing in their troubled lives. Often unaware or …

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ANOTHER REASON TO KEEP ART IN THE CLASS ROOM

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  I have said it time and time again. We need to go back to the fundamentals in the classrooms. A lot has been lost do to new trends in education that put the importance on content of writing and …

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TESTS VS CREATIVITY

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This is a great illustration of what the rigid testing system called FCAT has done to our schools. Although it is great to live in a county that still supports the need of Art Education in our public schools. Share …

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