Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Photographer

By Carroll Scott-McIntyre Earlier in the year I had introduced the Acorn room to photography. We used a Nikon camera and went out in front of Little Owl and took pictures. Each of them had taken around 30 pictures each just to get used to using a real camera. We revisited photography the last couple [...]

Squeeze the day…

By Alexis Masingill In November, the day after the election, I overheard a few Seedlings having a conversation about voting. The idea of only being able to choose one thing was interesting to hear them analyze. “You can only pick one?” Luke said with a sigh. “Yep, and then you get a sticker,” Will replied. [...]

Different and the Same: Mixing Our Skin Tones

By Bernadette Nicholas From early in the school year, skin tone has been a common topic of discussion in the Sprouts Room. Research shows that children notice physical differences, such as skin tone, starting from an early age. Not talking about it leaves children to make assumptions about why those differences exist, often basing their [...]

A Journey Towards Self: Self-Portraits

By Amber Norman “The tool of every self portrait is the mirror. You see yourself in it, turn it the other way and you see the world.” -Agnes Varda Look closely into the mirror, what do you see? Look closer, what else do you see? Look even closer…. Creating a self-portrait is very personal process. [...]