Author name: Lana Jelenjev

Lana Jelenjev is a freelance educational consultant who recently got diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 37. She blogs about her activities with her children at Smart Tinker (http://www.smarttinker.com/). Lana recently started writing about her musings on parenting at Goodness, Grace and Gratitude (http://www.goodnessgraceandgratitude.com/), as she navigates through a new territory of hospital visits, a whirlwind of feelings and in finding compassion as she battles breast cancer, a disease that her mom succumbed to at age 49.

ART AROUND THE WORLD: TOP 5 WAYS IN TEACHING CULTURE THROUGH ART

I got fascinated in teaching art and great artists/artworks to my children since they were 3 and 4 years old. This coincided with taking the course “Making Thinking Visible” from Wideworld Harvard and I instantly fell in love with the idea of using art to understand children’s thinking and to make their learning “visible” not […]

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Art Around The World Series: Top 5 Reasons Why We Teach Art at Home

Ever since moving to the Netherlands I got interested in art. Who wouldn’t be when surrounded with so much beauty and wonderful art works and I am not only referring to paintings in museums. I see art daily, from the way the houses are built, the statues found on the streets, the paintings hung on

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How We Ditched Our Summer Bucket List in 3 Simple Steps

Less than two months ago, I received the devastating news of having breast cancer. After a series of procedures from sentinel node procedure, DNA test, PET scan, an operation to take the tumor out and meeting specialists (geneticist, surgeon, oncologist, radiologist and just recently an orthodontist) our summer vacation is turning into regular visits to

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