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On Sat, 7 Feb 1998, Ruth Wilson wrote:
> Looking for suggestions as to how you handle discipline issues in the
> art room for grades 4-6th. Mainly the older kids. Sometimes I have had a
> class with about 6 kids who have attitude problems out of 25. They are
> disruptive to the point that aat times it takes more time dealing with
> them than teaching. Does anyone have ideas that have worked. I have
> grouped them all at 1 table, separated them out to different working
> areas, called unsupportive parents, etc. If I do a highly motivating
> project it sometimes gets them more wired.An example is 1 of my students
> whose mom told me she sees no value in teaching art so she ddoesn't care
> if her child participates (She is a concert pianist) Thanks in advance.
> Still looking for tie dyeing ideas for steps and supplies to use.
> =) Ruth