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Re: ANOTHER question for Elementay art teachers


From: The Austin's (whest177_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Oct 03 2003 - 15:02:38 PDT

I keep all work until the end of the year. Some will disagree with this, but
it has worked for me for the past 9 years. I have Sophomores who still have
their 1st grade portfolio along with all the years in between. :-)
K-12 Kansas Art Teacher

> How often do you send work home in elementary art?
> In my district the elementary teachers keep the majority of work for
> showcases, hall display, we have district shows, and individual building
> shows. Every child gets shown somewhere somehow.
> Our policy is to send home an end of the year portfolio with assessment.
> Work does go home through out the year but the best is kept for
> "showcasing." I am being asked now to set a policy that work go home
> a quarterly basis. That may put a crimp into our ability to make the best
> displays --- I'm not sure, I'm not an elementary teacher.