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Lesson Plans


Re: art videos for kids.

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Karen Hurt (khurt)
Mon, 12 Oct 1998 09:45:53 -0400


MarshArt wrote:

> Most I reviewed are either too
> long or wordy for higher grade levels. Don't forget we are dealing with
> limited attention spans here. I am looking for short videos (20-30 minutes)
> about famous artists, cultures or interactive videos on techniques, perhaps
> "animated" ones. (These don't bore).
>
> Watching videos can be very passive. I like to make them more active by
> breaking them up into shorter segments with time for discussion or clarification
> in between, using Q & A sheets for the students to fill out while they are
> watching, sometimes only showing one segment -- yes, some videos can be duds,
> but it depends on how you use them. Once gave students drawing paper and told
> them to only doodle while watching, but that they had to write a paragraph from
> their notes about the film.

Best wishes