I would stick to the planned lesson for the stability. Very sad story.
Dr. Diane C. Gregory
Director, Undergraduate & Graduate
Studies in Art Education
Texas Woman's University
Denton, TX 76204
Quoting "Carol K." <email@example.com>:
> Hi everyone.
> I just received devastating news that one of my 4th grade students
> took his life (possibly by accident). I'm so stunned. It just
> breaks my heart and I can't imagine how his classmates will take the
> news. I teach at several schools and when I come to this school on
> Tuesday the students will already know.
> My question is this - I do not have a background in art therapy but I
> am wondering if I should postpone the project we have been working on
> so that we could do something that might be a little more therapeutic
> for them (without necessarily telling them that that's why we are
> postponing it). Perhaps some free drawing or clay meditation.... Or
> maybe just sticking to the planned project would be good for their
> sense of stability.
> Any thoughts?
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