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VISUAL INSPIRATION vs CLUTTER

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Bob Beeching (robprod)
Tue, 24 Aug 1999 11:10:26 -0700


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Laraine wrote;
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"I will be getting an art room and saying bye bye to my cart. I am =
trying to=20
think of creative signs, posters, sayings etc. that will inspire the =
students=20
and remind them of what is important. Any ideas for room inspiration, ? =
Any=20
suggestions? I teach 1-8 grades."

Visual inspiration vs clutter?

How about starting off with stark naked - completely bare - walls, and =
as
students begin their visual exercises, give them a lesson on "Mondrian"
space divisions making them - visually conscious - of how to design =
these blank
wall spaces with samples of their own work?

Too many classrooms end up looking like enlarged wallpaper sample books =
- creating
so much visual noise - that to protect the invasion of the senses, =
students
tend to tune out and turn off.

Q. Would you decorate your own living quarters the same way?

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Laraine wrote;
 
"I will be getting an art room and saying bye bye to = my=20 cart.  I am trying to
think of creative signs, posters, sayings = etc.=20 that will inspire the students
and remind them of what is = important. =20 Any ideas for room inspiration, ?  Any
suggestions?  I = teach 1-8=20 grades."
 
Visual inspiration vs clutter?
 
How about starting off with stark naked - completely = bare -=20 walls, and as
students begin their visual exercises, give them a = lesson on=20 "Mondrian"
space divisions making them - visually = conscious - of how=20 to design these blank
wall spaces with samples of their own = work?
 
Too many classrooms end up looking like enlarged = wallpaper=20 sample books - creating
so much visual noise - that to protect the invasion = of the=20 senses, students
tend to tune out and turn off.
 
Q. Would you decorate your own living quarters the = same=20 way?
 
____________________________________________________rb
 


 
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