I feel like everything in my life has led me to you. My choices, my heartbreaks, my regrets. Everything. And when we're together, my past seems worth it. Because if I had done one thing differently, I might never have met you.
Although at my school we had a knife incident and they didn't let us use craft knives in art for a year....
Here are my 5 top techniques for getting started right with coloured pencils: http://resources.arttutor.com/5-coloured-pencil-techniques/ I like to keep things ultra simple and focus on the techniques that make the biggest difference in the shortest possible time.
This ones for older students and can push students to use several different kinds of prompts in their writing. I love that it is visually stimulating and therefore students are more likely to refer to it when writing in class. It shows that there are many ways to evaluate a text and starting with each prompt can change the tone and content of your paragraph/essay. This can be used anytime my students are asked to analyze/evaluate a text, story, video, etc.