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Lesson Plans

RE: "Trashing" the art room

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Sears, Ellen (
Mon, 5 Oct 1998 21:09:46 -0400

You have nothing to tell her.
The students are trashing their studio. As artists they need to respect
their and other's work space.
They are old enough to control their behavior. Only they can control their
behavior, you cannot.
(Sip beverage of your choice, change CD, breath in...breath out)
This type of behavior is unacceptable. They have a class period to come up
with a plan to improve their behavior in the room. You will be glad to help
monitor their progress, but it is ultimately up to them.
(Sip beverage of your choice, breath in...breath out)

Oh I'm sorry, I am day dreaming again... sometimes I think that if I have
this dialogue enough, it will happen...

No really - I do tell my kids that - but I am not in your situation. The
worst that ever happened in my room was the time a mom watched the class
while we had our teacher appreciation luncheon, they glued all of the
scissors shut (the kids, not the moms) - although the erasers in the vent
holes of the kiln was pretty good too.

Good luck,