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Stephanie Ignazio wrote:
> hi everyone! I am in need of some words of wisdom from all of you. How do
> you handle sending the kids artwork home? In past years it has just worked
> for me to just give it to the kids as they walk out the door...but that just
> doesn't seem right...I am afraid of it getting sqoooshed in the backpack. A
> few days ago I was approached by a teacher who told me that just sending it
> with them wasn't "working" and how the last teacher did it (rolled it up or
> used a portfolio system) but I tried that and it took forever. I was
> thinking of making up some xerox name tags that I could roll around it and
> then stick on the elastic with a catchy phrase on it like "artwork created
> by ---------" but do you thik its worth the time? I know..I know...there are
> bigger issues out there...and yes, I have those too...but this is really
> bugging the buggers out of me. You know...new school...new expectations, new
> stress-level, basically trying to be 'Super teacher"!
> Second thing : I would really appreciate any 2nd grade painting lessons you
> might like to share. i did this fun one with them today..they have partners
> and play "simon says" with line and warm / cool colors, they switch off
> being the leader and work in opposite corners...they are beautiful and they
> really understood the concept.
> Thanks! Stephanie