When students are allowed and encouraged to bring their interests and passions, their curiosity into creative spaces it automatically makes the work relevant and meaningful to their own lives. When they decide what to work on, what materials to work with and what scale to attempt, not only are they practicing relevant personal exploration, they are working to understand who they are and how they work best. Furthermore, they are developing their unique, individual voice.
This post is based on an excerpt from an article that Trevor wrote for DisruptED TV Magazine in the summer of 2018. For the full article click here.