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[ Thread ][ Subject ][ Author ][ Date ]John & Sandra Barrick
Sat, 13 Feb 1999 15:40:57 -0500
That's a great idea. When I went on an interview last summer I
brought along some samples of projects and I don't want to keep kids
work so I had my 4 and 8 year old make some too. I did however have
an abundance of photos which I had been taking the past 2 years of
doing DBAE and other projects and brought some of those also. They
were very impressed.
Now what I do is have a weekly newsletter for the class I'm
teaching. I post it outside the room and I have pictures next to it
of some of the kids making the project. They love this. Sometimes if
we are doing a project on an artist I might say: "Meet Molly"- for
Meet Matisse project. On our open house I kept all the kids 3d
projects and the projects from he rest of the year I had photos of.
On the table I set up a few of the pieces with lesson and photos and
then a small blurb about what could have been better what worked,
what they loved etc.
i.e.- On giocometti, well we never got to the plaster part, they
loved sticking pipe cleaners in the styrofoam so much they wanted it
kept that way.
Bunki Kramer wrote:
> >Hi everybody,
> >I am currently updating my resume for a job fair coming up.... Do you have
> >any suggestions for things I might>want to change, add, or think about?
> >R. Altman
> Hi. If it were ME, I'd add some photos (like a small album of them) to show
> the interviewer how you are relating to the kids while they are working and
> some of the projects you have done with them. Pictures "speak" a thousand
> words. It puts a human face on what you've done, are doing, and and how the
> kids respond to you. Make sure they're smilin'...hee, hee. This also shows
> process as well as product so you've got both bases covered. If I were an
> interviewer, I'd be impressed with these. It would give me a clearer,
> visual picture of what kind of teacher you are then from just reading a
> written resume.
> Bunki Kramer - Los Cerros Middle School
> 968 Blemer Rd., Danville, California 94526