I keep the student art in portfolio type envelopes, then let them know they
can ask for them at the end of the year if they want them. For the ones who
don't, I have my choice of pieces for exemplars for later lessons.
-Lydia in Toledo
Toledo School for the Arts
----- Original Message -----
From: "trish ackerman" <email@example.com>
To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group"
Sent: Sunday, May 24, 2009 7:18 PM
Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] students destroying art work
I hand back my artwork as the kids are leaving with their parents waiting
for them in the car. If I hand it back in the classroom they tend to go in
the trash. I think it is peer pressure and if one person brakes their
carving, they all do it. So by handing them back individually not all
together they can keep their work without others seeing them take it. (I
teach middle school)