I like 55 to 60 minutes, if I can have a 5 to 10 minute break. This would be for early years.
When children are in 4-6th grade I like having 90 minutes every two weeks; kind of like block scheduling.
From: lia <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Feb 23, 2005 3:51 AM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Length of art classes in the elementary
I have taught 45-60 minutes....at elementary. I really like 45 with K-1
...but if I had to decide on only one time slot I would take 55 or 60
minutes over 45 or less. It is amazing how much difference the extra 10
The principal has encouraged me to
>either lengthen some of the teaching periods, or have art twice a week to
>out the second day of teaching. I wondered if some of you might have any
>opinions on how long an art period seems ideal for various elementary
> Your feedback is greatly appreciated.
Director of Undergraduate & Graduate
Studies in Art Education
Department of Art