"this started with strips of scrap paper glued to the background and once i painted over the entire background with green, turquoise and magenta i then, purposely closed the book so the paint would smush in between the pages." Donna Downey
Pressing flowers the traditional way definitely has its charm - waiting for time to pull the moisture out of petals tightly wedged between the pages of a book never gets old. However, if you need to press a lot of flowers in a short period, time may not be on your side. Microwave pressed flowers are quick, easy and equally beautiful.
Mindset Moments: Showcasing Student Growth. Take time to reflect on student learning and create “Mindset Moments.” To learn more about mindsets in the classroom, and especially the difference between fixed and growth mindsets, please check out my earlier post on this subject, "New Year, New Mindset."