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Lesson Plans

Re: budget

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Sharon Hause (smhause)
Mon, 28 Dec 1998 06:50:07 PST

Luckily for me at the high school they allow me to order what I need for
second semester if I run out of supplies during the first semester. But
since you are not that fortunate won't they allow you to budget the
money for second semester and order then? Say your budget is $2000, can
you reserve $500 for second semester? I would think that they would
like the interest that the school district would earn until the money is
spent. I budget $300 at our local lumber company and then order the
materials during the year when needed. Secondly, I have an art resale
account that I can order from when I need supplies. Students can also
order art supplies through the district and pay for the cost by putting
the money into art resale.

>Date: Sun, 27 Dec 1998 23:38:57 -0600
>From: Melissa Chaney <meemo>
>To: "artsednet" <>
>Subject: files
>My system of files seems to work. I file in cabinets accoring to
>thematic units. Color theory, drawing and design concepts, fibers,
>sculpture, clay, etc Then to into art history: Impressionism,
>Surrealism, Cubism, Realism, Romanticism,. (I usually keep the folders
>in the order that they occured in history). I'm a history buff so my
>units revolve around it. When the students study color theory we may
>look at Henry Matisse Lady in Blue or other paintings and study them as
>well as color wheels.
>My problem is ordering supplies. I order supplies in the spring for
>following year and then run out of something, including money. I am
>told that if I ever reserve some funds in the budget it will dissappear
>so I spend all the the funds allowed right away. I teach middle school
>and we have a semester rotation. Ofen times I do a unit one semester
>and then run out the the supplies to do it again. Or I'll find a
>cool idea in Arts and Activities Magazine that I want to do, but can't
>due to the supplies and have to wait until next year. How do you all
>handle the supply ordering according to your lesson files???? I can't
>afford to do all of the projects that I really want to do.

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