Wisdom of the Hands


TaglineThis blog is dedicated to sharing the concept that our hands are essential to learning- that we engage the world and its wonders, sensing and creating primarily through the agency of our hands. We abandon our children to education in boredom and intellectual escapism by failing to engage their hands in learning and making.
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from the innermost self.

Our Clear Spring School semi-annual board meeting began yesterday with out of town board members taking a tour of the CSS campus. Our board members were particularly impressed by our collection of ove

8 hours ago

but not for a man

"The days may be equal for a clock, but not for a man."– Marcel Proust While we shuffle students through grades and classes, let's remember they are not clocks and should not be treated as such. They

1 day ago

children are not clocks

My students at the Clear Spring School are making clocks. But children are not clocks. They do not all mature at the same pace. Is this not obvious to the point that segregation of children rigidly in

2 days ago

cold day, warm shop

There was no school around here yesterday due to Monday's freezing rain, followed by severe cold, that left roads a bit slick. I managed to get some time in my woodshop. I finished inlaying lids for a

3 days ago

simple lift lid

This crematory urn box is made with a lift off lid, and strips of cherry in the lid give it a tight seal. The pulls at the end are designed so that with two fingers at each end, the box can be carried

4 days ago