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ERIC Number: EJ849299
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0004-3931
We All Belong! The Tecumseh Mural Project
Lukawecky, Kristine
Arts & Activities, v145 n5 p16-17 Jun 2009
The author of this article describes how as the visual-arts teacher of Tecumseh Public School, she brought the entire school and community together by creating a mural that promoted belonging. The mural involved tapping into the the creativity of all 400 students from kindergarten through eighth grade at Tecumseh while creating a work of art with a clear message. Each grade level was responsible for various sections of the mural, including a series of symbolic borders. All the students enjoyed the creative process and took a great deal of care when glazing their tiles. The project brought the entire student population, staff, parents and the community together and has created a lasting impact. Two years later, students still walk down the main hall and proudly point their tile out to their friends and visitors pause for more than a quick look.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada