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RE:[teacherartexchange] teacherartexchange digest: July 09, 2007


From: Amber Ritchie (aritchie88_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Jul 10 2007 - 04:59:12 PDT

I have been unable to contact my supervisor since I found out that there are
only 14 work stations (or that there is no storage), but she approved the
design of the bus insides, so she must be aware. I know that the older
classes have more than 14 students so I can only pray she has a plan for

Subject: Re: Art Bus Help
From: Gabrielle Bliss <>
Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2007 23:11:58 -0500
X-Message-Number: 8

Wow- what a mind boggling but interesting situation. Do you only have 14
kids or fewer in each class?

Gabrielle in MN
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> I am changing jobs and I need some help. I have been in a middle
> school for
> five years and now I am moving to a different town and I have taken an
> Elementary position. I will be at three different elementary
> schools and
> one severe and profound school, one for each day of the week and
> then all
> day planning on Friday. Rather than a cart at these schools, I
> have a
> school bus that has been modified to have 14 work stations. I will
> go to a
> different school and park each day and the students will come to
> me. I see
> the students for 45 minutes every other week. I have extremely
> limitedstorage on the bus (basically only what is under the
> students desktops) and
> no water source.
> I am trying to begin lesson planning but I don't know where to
> start with
> lower elementary or special needs kids in the first place and now
> the added
> challenge of the restrictions of the bus, I am at a true loss. Is
> thereanyone who can offer some suggestions about space management
> or Elementary
> and Special Needs curriculum or lessons in such a sparse setting
> with so
> little face time with the kids?
> Thanks for any words of wisdom!
> Amber
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