I have been following the discussion of using art as discipline and I am
shocked. Those classroom teachers have no idea how blessed they are to have
someone knowledgable to teach the art curriculum. In my 15 years of
teaching, I have never had the pleasure of working with an art specialist.
If I did have one to work with, I assure you that I would never use their
time as a discipline time.
Kids need art! I'll bet if those teachers had to do without an art
specialist for a year they would have a different perspective.
Thanks for all you do!