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Re: Quiet Sign for the ART Room


From: robin phillips (robinmcp_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Nov 08 2004 - 08:56:38 PST

This thread triggered another thought for me. At the annual PAEA
conference, two weeks ago, I listened to a presentation and the topic of
Silent Sustained Sketching was brought up as an opening activity. I am
trying it this week as a way to organize and focus during the opening
minutes of a class. Wish me luck!
Robin in PA

>From: Heather Leal <>
>Reply-To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
>To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
>Subject: Re: Quiet Sign for the ART Room
>Date: Sun, 7 Nov 2004 16:25:43 -0800
>Thanks Carolyn and Marvin and Judy and all of you for your suggestions to
>think about quiet activities- things we can make a quick, quiet switch to
>so they can settle down and focus are very good. Sometimes classes feel
>like they have a life of their own, like they are a living organism that
>gets wound up and can't slow down. Stopping for a short silent activity is
>worth trying. I like the line of thinking that is going here.

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