Tag Archives: teaching

Optimizing the Learning Experience

When you teach classes you need to be prepared,  obviously.  But how prepared is prepared? There are so many situations that I think, ‘what if’! Okay, I do have a tendency to overthink things, hence I received this small bag as a … Continue reading

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Another Year At Bead and Button

Another year at Bead and Button has come and gone . . . .  and whew what an adventure.  This year a couple of things changed and it was wonderful. My classes did really well. One class sold out so I added … Continue reading

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Surprise, Surprise!

Earlier this year I received an email from Sculpey. It was a mass email, not to me specifically, letting everyone know there was an open call for their design team.  I thought, that sounds interesting, why not!!  I love teaching and sharing … Continue reading

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You’ve Been Accepted!

Who doesn’t like hearing that phrase?!?! Well I did it again, I have been accepted to teach at Bead and Button for 2019. Five classes in all!!   I am totally excited.  Two of the classes were taught last year and … Continue reading

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Clay Out West in Review

What a fun four days. I am exhausted both physically and mentally, but feel exhilarated at the same time.  I am guessing that the organizer’s are simply exhausted!! Job well done ladies! Classes were varied and included Leslie Blackford, Carol … Continue reading

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Deadlines and Creativity

It feels like Bead and Button just finished and the deadline for submitting classes is next week . . . August 17th!  I do understand their schedule and how tight it is . . .  really I do! So into … Continue reading

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Bead and Button Review

I have returned from teaching three classes at Bead and Button in Milwaukee. It was a whirlwind of work and a rollercoaster of emotions.  Overall it was a positive experience and yes I would do it again! I learned lots … Continue reading

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