You may be a newbie and a first year teacher but
your solutions sound like many years of experience. You
seem to have the diplomatic skills to swim between the
currents. Best of luck over the next 30 years of
enjoyable and productive teaching.
chris massingill wrote:
> I am a newbie to the list as well as a first year
> teacher in a brand-new program (this is our first year
> for elementary art in Arkansas) so I don't usually
> have that much to contribute and tend to be a lurker
> on the list. But I thought that I might respond to
> your holiday project question since we might be in the
> same boat.
> As a new teacher I don't want to be too disagreeable
> So I have decided upon a happy medium.
> "Halloween Masks" we made multicultural masks and looked at African
> masks, Mexican sun masks, chinese dragon masks, etc.
> For Christmas backdrop for the "holiday concert'
> giant paper murallesson about Diego Rivera.
> "christmas ornaments" for a they are making paper
> cranes for a "peace tree"