This is another big invention....due to the lack of the budget......
But..come art teachers...we are the most innovative people in the earth.
Let's make some ideas and let's try to solve some problems..
I think it can be a big hit...I will make some ideas and I will share with
From Seoul, Korea.
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>Subject: [teacherartexchange] The Amazing Art Bus...
>Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 09:16:10 -0400
>From: Amber Ritchie
>I have been unable to contact my supervisor since I found out that
>only 14 work stations (or that there is no storage), but she
>design of the bus insides, so she must be aware. I know that the
>classes have more than 14 students so I can only pray she has a plan
>Wow, Amber. Both scary and intriguing! What if the work stations
>actually were mini studio centers? A different drawing medium in
>each for the first visit...little menus of resources/directions in
>each...next week half college, half drawing, students could express
>a preference...? Next week five simple construction, five collage,
>four drawing...and so on? And stay away from wet media for
>awhile.... I may not have a good grasp of the size or configuration
>of "work station" so this may be off base...but unfinished work
>would be stored in student classrooms--they could bring it out to
>the mobile studio when you arrive (that will be necessary no matter
>how you set this up) If the bus could be set up like a tiny studio
>with VERY basic entry level supplies, then students with a huge
>ability range could access it as they were able and interested. It
>does not sound like your variety of schools would support a one size
>fits all curriculum...Wouldn't it be cool to get permission for
>oldest kids to enamel paint the outside of the bus, a la
>Woodstock/hippie? (I know, unlikely)
>I remember being a kid in the early 1950's and a Bookmobile came to
>my school: the kids were always so excited, it was such a cool
>experience, better than the ice cream truck! If you pull this off,
>you should document it: make art education history!
>keep us posted
>k-3 in massachusetts, retired
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