> How should a new teacher to the area plan art experiences appropriate
> to the students interest, needs, background, and any other factors that
> may affect learning?
> Praise....praise....praise...and realize not all of us have to grow up to
be artists....we don't want to turn them off.....No matter what level, I've
taught from grades 1 to 12. Praise and encouragement is the key to
confidence. Find their "genius" inside and go with it. And let them make
mistakes, isn't that how we learn anyway?