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Winter art registration open at VAM

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Give the gift of art this Christmas.

Courses for children, teens, adults, and seniors are now being offered by Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) at Riverwood. 28 more words


Experience Design: Experience-Oriented Review

About the exhibition:

Shoes: Pleasure and Pain aim’s to explore the extremes of footwear from around the globe. While considering the cultural significance and transformative capacity of shoes, this exhibition examines the latest developments in footwear technology… 880 more words

Experience Design

AERA Issues Warning Against Use of VAM

The American Educational Research Association issued a warning against the use of value added measures for high-stakes decisions regarding educators and teacher preparation programs. The cardinal rule of assessment is that tests should be used only for the purpose for which they were created. 469 more words


The Group of Eight Artisans comes to Riverwood Nov. 13


Kick off the season of giving by lending support to artists at Riverwood Park. Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) and the Group of Eight Artisans are offering VAMily and friends a ‘holiday artisan marketplace’ from November 13 to 15. 37 more words


New York College Prof to Student: Don't Criticize Common Core

In September 2015, I received the following email from a New York student in a graduate-level teacher education program:

Dear Ms. Schneider,

I am an educator at a school in New York City who was shocked to find a letter from a Professor in my mail box this week.

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High-stakes Testing

Mirror Mirror Auction for VAM

Visual Arts Minnesota (VAM) has been a spectacular aid to me and many local artists. This coming November 6th they will be hosting a “Mirror Mirror” Auction to help fund their non profit organization. 40 more words

Where Is Education Headed?

Yesterday I was at a meeting of a service organization in which I am very active. As the meeting ended, another member of the group, who is aware of my activism regarding public education, approached me. 721 more words