Author Archives: Page McBrier
We’re cleaning out the attic, a task we’ve promised ourselves we’d do before we were unable to creep and crawl around it ourselves. Our children will thank us. Anyway, no matter anyone’s age or fitness level, the attic is a … Continue reading
Classroom Teachers! Please join me and my colleagues at Creative Connections for this fun, educational workshop.
Looking for an old-fashioned activity to do with a child or grandchild over the holiday break that’s fun, cheap, and educational? Why not use a slow afternoon to combine a few chemistry experiments along with a bread-baking lesson? First, have … Continue reading
On my book research trip to Savannah in October, I spent a day on a magnificent barrier island called Ossabaw Island. It is reachable only by boat and has a history that stretches back to when the Spaniards arrived, leaving … Continue reading
I’ve worked in the arts in education field most of my career, but it’s only been in the last 15 years or so that “what I do in the classroom” has been given an official and completely baffling moniker: teaching … Continue reading
In a previous post, I showed a photo of the worm castings I harvested last Spring from my low tech Rubbermaid bin…a whole bucketful! Today I harvested again, and here are some gooey wormy pictures to illustrate my old school technique. Step … Continue reading
In this blog, I’ve talked before about the rewards of worm composting, but today I thought I’d post a few photos to illustrate my point. This is six months worth of worm castings harvested from my 18 gallon Rubbermaid worm … Continue reading