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Re: 43 in Art Class....mine are in 6th grade


From: Woody Duncan (wduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Aug 17 2002 - 14:09:10 PDT

dawn stien wrote:

> Wow! My third period class has, yes...43 students!
> They are all in the 6th grade. I've had them for a 3
> days. (actually, to top things off, I was hired a
> couple of days after school started)

> 8 of them are accompanied by a para. They are
> physically capable of working, but I haven't received
> the modifications for them yet, so I'm not real sure
> what's going on with them. On the opposite end I have
> a couple of the notorious "trouble makers."

> I'm basically considered a first year teacher (I have
> spent most of my teaching carreer in private
> institutions) and don't want to make a big ruckus. I
> am in an intern program through UH, so it will be
> interesting to see what is done before/after I am
> observed.

Soon you will be back in a private institution if you
continue to teach in this over crowded situation.
                                        Woody in KC

“The function of the overwhelming majority of your artwork
is simply to teach you how to make the small fraction
of your artwork that soars.”              from: “Art & Fear”
This one soars:
Fantastic Triplet Grandkids: