Choice Based - And some doable lessons for Cynthia
- Greetings Cynthia (and all),
Arts and Artivities has added many new lessons to the site since I last
checked (and it was very recent at that).
Here is Kathy's Choice Based Article:
If it interest you - try TAB Choice yahoo list - I just "lurk" there.
To learn more about the TAB-ChoiceArtEd group, please visit
If you wish to belong to TAB-ChoiceArtEd, you may
subscribe by sending an email to
You can also join from the web site. It is just a different approach - still
standards based - but moves away from the set "one lesson plan fits all"
approach to teaching. I see real merit it this approach. I know it takes a
lot of organization at first. I did a lot of choices within my lessons - but
in all honesty could not have gone to total choice as there were some "Big
ideas" I wanted all of my students to gain from my lessons and they would
have chosen NOT to do the research in individual stations (I do know kids).
Plus most of my lessons were interdisciplinary with core subjects.
Check out the updates on Arts and Activities:
There are many lessons there that you can adapt to a multi age class.
I am going to make a post highlighting some "new to me" lessons that they
have on the site. These have all been added within the last week or so.