Wow, 80 minutes is a long time for 6th graders to do just about
anything! Do you divide the time up, or spend the whole time working
on a project? My classes are about 50 minutes long, and I know that
my kids work best if they have a long-term project to work on, and
some short projects to do when they finish early or need a break from
the first project. It also helps for them to have a portfolio to keep
work in, so they can revisit old projects (and so I have stuff to
swipe if we have an exhibit opportunity!)
I don't have art on a cart, and I only had to do that for a couple
years, but when I did, Gallon-size ziploc baggies were my best friend!
I made supply packs of the supplies kids would need for the day so I
could pass them out easily and also easily check for lost items.
On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 11:05 AM, JeanE C. McIntosh <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I am a new teacher and I am teaching from a cart. I wonder if you all have any ideas
> about organizing my life around a cart. I think i will have a room to keep supplies in.
> I am teaching 6th grade art and also am having challenges keeping the kids organized and on task.
> the classes are 80 minutes long.
> jeane mcintosh email@example.com
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