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From: Amy Nowland (nowlanda_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Sep 22 2008 - 13:22:33 PDT


I am looking for elementary ideas/lessons on the Olmec, Mayan, and/or
the Inca people. Do any of you have suggestions?

Amy

On Sep 22, 2008, at 4:00 AM, TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
digest wrote:

> TEACHERARTEXCHANGE Digest for Sunday, September 21, 2008.
>
> 1. Re: wheel Delema
> 2. RE: what do you do about too loud voice level??
> 3. RE: what do you do about too loud voice level??
> 4. middle school color theory
> 5. RE: wheel dilema
> 6. Re: middle school color theory
> 7. Local Art Treasures
> 8. Re: middle school color theory
> 9. Crafts Final Project
> 10. Re: Crafts Final Project
> 11. RE: middle school color theory
>
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>
> Subject: Re: wheel Delema
> From: suzanne rowe <mtsuz@yahoo.com>
> Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 09:31:32 -0700 (PDT)
> X-Message-Number: 1
>
>
> Thanks everyone for their input on the wheel situation.
>
> With the limited time and only one wheel I am going to keep clay to
> hand building at this time and see if I can somehow get more wheels
> for a later time. I know the high schools that most of these
> students will move on to have wheels and large clay studios. They
> will get the experience in that part of clay when they get to 9th
> grade.
>
> Thanks for the great ideas Marvin! If the opportunity does arise to
> work with students on the wheel I will have a great place to start.
>
> MT Suz
>
>
>
>
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>
> Subject: RE: what do you do about too loud voice level??
> From: "Pokojski, Kelly" <Kelly-Pokojski@cdolinc.net>
> Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 14:35:51 -0500
> X-Message-Number: 2
>
> Michelle,
>
> I think the IPOD suggestions are great, in my room I have a rowdy 8th
> grade class of only boys who do not chose to go to art it is required.
> We give demerits, 10 = detention, and it doesn't always work.
>
> They can also earn points towards a movie and popcorn day.
>
> What has worked is taking time back during recess and lunch. If
> they, as
> a group, are loud they give me a minute for each minute wasted. I
> think
> they should be allowed to talk and enjoy the space, my current project
> requires them to be up and around getting paints, glue gun, and
> supplies
> so they can't be seated and they have a hard time with freedom.
>
> I also confer with all the specials teachers, we all have the same
> troubles with this group, great hearts but a bit young and boisterous.
> And we are all using the same method.
>
> My group hates losing recess. However, I am meeting with the parent of
> one child who seems to instigate most of the issues. I am meeting with
> the the mom and a few Junior High teachers so she can get the full
> understanding of the issues. So use the Junior High teachers to help
> back you up also.
>
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>
> Subject: RE: what do you do about too loud voice level??
> From: "Pokojski, Kelly" <Kelly-Pokojski@cdolinc.net>
> Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 14:36:48 -0500
> X-Message-Number: 3
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: MICHELLE MOLNAR [mailto:mmolnar1@msn.com]
> Sent: Friday, September 19, 2008 1:23 PM
> To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
> Subject: [teacherartexchange] what do you do about too loud voice
> level??
>
>
> Hello!
>
> I teaching high school ceramics and have been having problems with too
> loud voice levels during studio time. I've been giving the whole
> class
> a warning and then if the voice level doesn't change, I make it
> silent
> time the remainder of the period and give detentions to those that are
> talking. However, this isn't working. I still have to do this very
> frequently. Do you have any ideas for how to maintain a quiet,
> workable
> environment during studio time?
>
> Thanks!!
>
>
>
>
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> Subject: middle school color theory
> From: "gabyleigh@netzero.net" <gabyleigh@netzero.net>
> Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2008 00:36:00 GMT
> X-Message-Number: 4
>
> I was wondering if anyone had some advice on how far I should go
> with teaching color thery to 8th grade students. In high school I
> have them do tints, shades, tones and monochromatic,,
> complimentary, analougous, etc. I don't really think this is
> appropriate for the younger students. What do you all think?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Gaby
>
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> Subject: RE: wheel dilema
> From: MICHELLE MOLNAR <mmolnar1@msn.com>
> Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 17:50:49 -0700
> X-Message-Number: 5
>
>
>
>
>
>
> For the teacher with the one wheel dilema:
>
> I teach HS Ceramics and have 2 wheels (granted I see them every
> day). I keep track and have 2 students work on the wheel for each
> project that we do. The rest of the class is working on the given
> project. Since you only see your kids twice a week, perhaps you
> could use the wheel as a reward - develop some type of point system
> for kids who are always on task, have a good attitude, etc. If you
> are going to try to get more wheels, send home tax credit forms for
> parents and purchase wheels that way. Good luck!!
>
>
>
>
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> Subject: Re: middle school color theory
> From: Woody Duncan <woodyduncan@comcast.net>
> Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 19:24:37 -0600
> X-Message-Number: 6
>
> Gaby,
>
> Whatever you decide to teach in color theory - it will stick better
> and be much more effective
> if it is applied in a real life painting project. Color Wheels and
> the various charts don't have
> much meaning unless used in creating something. No matter what the
> age - less theory and
> more application is the answer.
> Woody
>
> On Sep 22, 2008, at 12:36 AM, gabyleigh@netzero.net wrote:
>
>> I was wondering if anyone had some advice on how far I should go
>> with teaching color theory
>> to 8th grade students. In high school I have them do tints, shades,
>> tones and monochromatic,
>> complimentary, analougous, etc. I don't really think this is
>> appropriate for the younger students.
>> What do you all think?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Gaby
>>
>
> Read My Blog:
> http://www.taospaint.com/WoodysBlog08/September.html
>
> Watercolors on Note Cards
> http://www.taospaint.com/WoodysWatercolor/NoteCards.html
>
> 35 Quality Middle School Art Lessons
> http://www.taospaint.com/QualityLessons.html
>
> January 19, 2009 Be Patience America
>
>
>
>
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>
> Subject: Local Art Treasures
> From: Woody Duncan <woodyduncan@comcast.net>
> Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 19:43:34 -0600
> X-Message-Number: 7
>
> I attended a ceremony at the Albuquerque Museum today where 12 local
> artists were
> selected as "Treasures" in our community. My fellow watercolor artist
> Bud Edmundson
> received one of the honors. This is the first year for these honors.
> It's great when a
> community places value on it's artists. I have photos of Bud and his
> work on my blog
> for September 21st. http://www.taospaint.com/WoodysBlog08/
> September.html
>
> Other items on my September blog are:
> My Saturday painting friends
> My recent watercolor in progress
> Obama stops at the Range Cafe
> Women speak out on Palin
> My friend D'Jean pours molten iron
> Art at the NM State Fair
> New exhibit space in Albuquerque
> My exhibition in Placitas
> Docents commission a Santo
> Artist creates Nature Journals
> Building Platonic Solids
> Icoshedron Finished
> Frani's new quilt
> 9/11 Student Art
> Blossom's Toys
> My rejected watercolors
> Museum Curator Positions Open
> Balloons are back
> NM Art Teacher Conference in Glorieta
> Hearing from an old student
>
> I always post lots of pics, Woody
>
>
>
> Read My Blog:
> http://www.taospaint.com/WoodysBlog08/September.html
>
> Watercolors on Note Cards
> http://www.taospaint.com/WoodysWatercolor/NoteCards.html
>
> 35 Quality Middle School Art Lessons
> http://www.taospaint.com/QualityLessons.html
>
> January 19, 2009 Be Patience America
>
>
>
>
>
>
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>
> Subject: Re: middle school color theory
> From: trish ackerman <dacke8175@yahoo.com>
> Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 18:56:37 -0700 (PDT)
> X-Message-Number: 8
>
> I Teach monochromatic to 6th grade, in 7th we make the complete
> color wheel from primaries, analogous, intensity, tints, shades and
> complementery. In 8th we review all of that and have them compose
> their painting using triads, analogous or complements.
>
> I think in 7th they are more receptive to learning the color theory
> than 8th grade. It is hard. They dont seem to put as much effort
> out, even the gifted students.
>
> Trish Ackerman
> http://artisticjourneys-trish.blogspot.com/
> Core Knowledge Charter School Middle School Art,Parker, Colorado
>
>
> --- On Sun, 9/21/08, gabyleigh@netzero.net <gabyleigh@netzero.net>
> wrote:
> From: gabyleigh@netzero.net <gabyleigh@netzero.net>
> Subject: [teacherartexchange] middle school color theory
> To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group"
> <teacherartexchange@lists.pub.getty.edu>
> Date: Sunday, September 21, 2008, 6:36 PM
>
> I was wondering if anyone had some advice on how far I should go
> with teaching
> color thery to 8th grade students. In high school I have them do
> tints, shades,
> tones and monochromatic,, complimentary, analougous, etc. I don't
> really
> think this is appropriate for the younger students. What do you all
> think?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Gaby
>
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> Subject: Crafts Final Project
> From: <Marica.Shannon@k12.sd.us>
> Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 21:15:40 -0500
> X-Message-Number: 9
>
> I am teaching crafts class at the high school level for the first
> time. We are having a great time creating a variety of projects
> however I am struggling with coming up with a final project as my
> school requires either a project or semester exam which accounts
> for 20% of the student's grade.
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> Marica
> Mitchell, South Dakota
>
>
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>
> Subject: Re: Crafts Final Project
> From: Jeff Pridie <jeffpridie@yahoo.com>
> Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 20:03:36 -0700 (PDT)
> X-Message-Number: 10
>
> Could they do a report on a crafts artist, craft style, doing a
> presentation on these using a power point, display board. They
> could also have the opportunity of recreating the craft or finding
> how this craft design has been used in modern house, decorative
> designs today. Depending on the extent of the report you could
> give them options for getting an A, B, or C level. This will give
> them a historical aspect of crafts and artist that do crafts either
> from the past or the present.
>
> Jeff (Minnesota)
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
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>
> Subject: RE: middle school color theory
> From: "Beverly Haagen" <bhaagen@sbcglobal.net>
> Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 22:26:00 -0500
> X-Message-Number: 11
>
> I teach color theory including all you mentioned as young as 4th
> grade.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gabyleigh@netzero.net [mailto:gabyleigh@netzero.net]
> Sent: Sunday, September 21, 2008 7:36 PM
> To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
> Subject: [teacherartexchange] middle school color theory
>
> I was wondering if anyone had some advice on how far I should go with
> teaching color thery to 8th grade students. In high school I have
> them do
> tints, shades, tones and monochromatic,, complimentary, analougous,
> etc. I
> don't really think this is appropriate for the younger students.
> What do you
> all think?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Gaby
>
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