I think that putting EVERYTHING on display is probably the way to go!
*starts thinking of ways to take over all the display cases in the building*
On 2/25/06, Maggie White <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I totally agree with both of you. When I taught HS, only the As for
> each assignment made it to the hallway. When I switched to MS, I
> realized EVERYONE had to be on exhibit, no matter what. Once the
> students, who were giving me a really hard time that first year,
> realized that, their work improved and they often asked if it would be
> on display.
> woodyduncan wrote:
> > On Feb 24, 2006, at 5:44 PM, Mikel Lee wrote:
> >> Personally, I have found that the one guaranteed sure
> >> way to have my students raise "their bar" is to
> >> require them to exhibit. It takes more work on my
> >> part, but I make everyone show their art work.
> > I had 150 or so students but I displayed/exhibited as much as I could.
> > But in my sixth grade classes, I always started each new quarter with
> > what
> > I called a "sure fire success project". And I displayed every last one
> > of them outside the classroom. I had the entire class back their work
> > for display, then attach a prepared name tag. It's good to let them know
> > right off the bat that their work will be seen and it better be their
> > best effort. Don't let them think you only put up the good stuff. Make
> > them create the good stuff so they can be proud.
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