Widener Memorial is a public K-12 school in the city of Philadelphia. It serves students from all over the district who are physically disabled or medically fragile. I have been serving as the art teacher since January.
There are certainly challenges in adapting lessons to the special needs of this population, but I'm finding it exciting and exhilarating. These students are vibrantly creative, and some of the most engaged I have ever taught.
Stay tuned - photographs to follow -