----- Original Message -----
From: Woody Duncan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thursday, July 14, 2005 9:33 am
Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] Redesigning elementary art curriculum
> One thing that helped me was starting the year off
> with what I call "sure fire success projects". Nothing breeds
> success like success. Nothing breeds failure like failure.
> Find something that every student can succeed at even if it
> is a formula project. Then put everyone's work on display.
> It's a great way to begin a successful year.
> Have a good year, Woody
> >> Elementary teachers...
> >> I am beginning my fourth year of teaching elementary art and
> >> this summer to redesign the K-6 curriculum (I am the first
> >> art teacher in my district). I am curious how other elementary
> >> teachers structure their curriculum. I see each class once a
> week for
> >> 40 minutes. I am interested in how others sequence their
> lessons, if
> >> they use units, if they use themes, etc.
> >> Thanks in advance for any insight or advice!
> >> Smiles,
> >> Krista in OH
> Woody, Retired in Albuquerque
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