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Re: Going from a quarter schedule to once a week - Any suggestions?

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  • azalea64es
    Try to work in project based programmed. Followe Reggio Emilia ideas for example. it is just a suggestion..... cheers. j
    Message 1 of 5 , Apr 10, 2011
      Try to work in project based programmed. Followe Reggio Emilia ideas for example. it is just a suggestion.....
      cheers.
      j

      --- In art_education@yahoogroups.com, Helen Bolger <helen.bolger@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi,
      >
      > Try to make the projects short and when possible add sections for
      > homework - this way they can complete without getting too bored with the
      > project. Also, projects with multiple sections; wall hangings, mixed
      > media, group work on a mural etc.
      >
      > The main problem for students will be boredom if it drags on too long!
      >
      > Good luck!
      >
      > miaya_mom wrote:
      > > My schedule is changing next year from seeing the students every day for nine weeks to seeing them once a week for the entire school year.
      > >
      > > Right now this is presenting a challenge for me in figuring out grading and work storage. I have not been able to wrap my head around grading for 500+ students each quarter, storing on-going projects, and the flow of lessons (what do they retain week to week as opposed to day to day).
      > >
      > > Are your lesson shorter? I currently have lessons that can go as long as two weeks - working on them daily. That seems too long of a time if they go to once a week (2 weeks vs. 2 months to complete a project)
      > >
      > > I realize that this type of schedule is the norm. Do you have any tips / tricks for making this successful?
      > >
      > > Thanks!!
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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