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  • lpapanicolaou@pausd.org
    Amazing how different two classes can be, isn t it? I have a very talkative section and they re all wonderful kids but it s hard not to keep comparing them to
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      Amazing how different two classes can be, isn't it? I have a very talkative
      section and they're all wonderful kids but it's hard not to keep comparing them
      to the section where everyone comes in prepared to be productive.

      Linda

      ---- Original message ----
      >Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2006 16:56:34 -0000
      >From: "Jessica" <kermit_al@...>
      >Subject: [art_education] Re: planning question
      >To: art_education@yahoogroups.com
      >
      > Hello,
      >
      > I am a part-time 8th grade teacher. I currently
      > teach 3 periods of
      > 8th grade art. I plan to teach the same lesson to
      > each period,
      > however I keep in mind the differences of each
      > class. My 6th hour
      > is unusually well-behaved and artistically inclined,
      > so I realize
      > that they will be somewhat ahead of the other two
      > classes (and I try
      > to challenge them more). On the other hand, my 8th
      > hour is
      > unusually talkative and is constantly behind- so I
      > try to take that
      > into account when teaching them. I find it not
      > boring at all to
      > teach the same lesson 3 times a day, and discover
      > different ways to
      > teach it to my last hour of the day. I think that it
      > very much
      > helps me, not only for this quarter, but also for
      > the future classes.
      >
      > Hope that answers most of your questions!
      > jessica in MN
      >
      > --- In art_education@yahoogroups.com, Ainsley
      > Burdell <ainsley@...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Dear All.
      > > I am fascinated to read about the teachers'
      > different schedules on
      > this
      > > listgroup. As a teacher in a small school with
      > only one class for
      > each
      > > grade, or year level, I was wondering about the
      > teachers in
      > schools with
      > > 2 or 3 classes for each grade -
      > >
      > > * how do you plan for that? Do you teach the same
      > lesson to
      > each
      > > class and, if so how do you account for the
      > different rates
      > of
      > > progress of each class - in terms of your
      > planning? Do you
      > write a
      > > unit with suggested activities that you might not
      > get all
      > the way
      > > through? Or are you outcomes based in your
      > planning and
      > assessment
      > > with the pressure of achieving specific outcomes
      > at the end
      > of
      > > each term?
      > > * how does it feel to teach the same lesson 2 or 3
      > times a
      > week? Is
      > > it boring and uninspiring - or do you like the way
      > that you
      > can
      > > refine the lesson and your delivery of it with
      > each
      > progressive class?
      > >
      > > just wondering,
      > > Ainsley BUrdell
      > > Queensland, Australia
      > >
      >
      >
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