Saturday, April 15, 2017

“I think a good use of public money is to fund innovation”

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:

"Award-winning author and illustrator Peter Reynolds toured the Franklin High School’s arts academy this week and spoke to its students about approaching challenges creatively. 
Reynolds, the author of such children’s books as “The Dot” and “Ish,” visited the Franklin Arts Academy - a program within the high school that approaches education through an artistic lens - on Thursday. 
Reynolds said he appreciated the arts academy’s approach to instruction, noting that he was often bored in school and would turn to drawing as a way to entertain himself. He said he was inspired by a math teacher who noticed him drawing in class and urged him to use his art as a way to explain math concepts to his fellow students. A comic book came out of that effort, and the teacher further encouraged him to develop it into animation."
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author and illustrator Peter Reynolds (Rep Jeff Roy Photo)
author and illustrator Peter Reynolds (Rep Jeff Roy Photo)

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