Elementary school schedules are complicated! How simple it would be if there was a bell schedule or a standard amount of time for each discipline. Not so! Each summer elementary schools have to grapple with the challenges of building a master schedule, and it is never easy. There are a few guidelines, however, that you should keep in mind to avoid wasting a lot of time.
What does every teacher need more of? TIME! Time to teach, time to plan, time to do their incredibly difficult jobs to the quality their students deserve. This is just as true for elementary art teachers as it is for elementary classroom teachers. Continue reading Instructional Time for Art
The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.” -Charles Kettering, American inventor
Today I sent an end-of-the-year message to the art teachers in my school system. Among other things, I wanted to address change we know is coming to our schools. I’d like to share some of these ideas with you…