February 23, 2024


It Could Be Art

Learning Lines with Line Stations

Learning Lines with Line Stations

So I have been thinking about a couple of issues (which clarifies the burning odor). Last fall, I tried some “Halloween centers” or stations that my students rotated by. I did this on the day our school was getting slide parties and costumes mainly because I understood the youngsters ended up likely to be enthusiastic and I required to journey that wave of exhilaration. I favored it, the youngsters loved it and I believed I must do it extra generally. And then I did not. 

* The children acquired to practical experience a vast assortment of mediums in a brief quantity of time. Just one factor I’ve seen is that I never ‘have the time’ to allow for my students to experiment with a ton of artwork provides. This permitted me to do that.

* Every person was incredibly energized and engaged. I necessarily mean, it’s artwork, they generally are but…it was electric this time all around. And they did not ‘need me’ or talk to for my approval. 

* We established A Good deal. I always truly feel responsible at the conclusion of the university calendar year that we only have a handful of pieces. We experienced a ton each that we produced!

For that purpose, I decided to just take the similar concept and use it to the factor of artwork of LINE. I seen that a lot of of my learners, due to the fact the pandemic, are lacking in talent: drawing, chopping, you know, the fundamental principles. So I resolved to do this facilities or stations matter with ALL of my college students, kindergarten via fourth. In the end, we will use these papers as backgrounds for a wide range of jobs (which will vary by quality) but for now…I’m enthusiastic with what we have created. I see so several opportunities with this plan: the factors of art, artwork history, new mediums, and so forth. And it has me enthusiastic. Which is some thing I’ve not felt in a whilst as the pandemic, as well as the subsequent previous two a long time, introduced me severe burnout. 

If you are fascinated, in this article is the video clip I established for my pupils. I am going to be sharing the resources and how I made them in the next couple times. So continue to be tuned! 

https://www.youtube.com/look at?v=UVs9Gv5akrM

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