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Re: motivation-- middle school

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Occasm_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Thu Apr 01 2004 - 16:31:03 PST


I also do a few projects using color pencils on black. The kids really like
it. They were dull for me at first until I got a hold of some prismacolor
pencils and some prang color pencils. Both have better colors for this kind of
project with the Prismas being the best. I also tell my 8th graders to "Frost
their colors" whenever possible. Meaning to take a white prisma that I keep in
their cans and overlay white on top of the color. When I walk around the room I
will keep reminding them to frost their colors. It becomes the buzz word for
the project.

hope this helps,
mike sacco
p.j. gelinas jhs
setauket, ny

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