I’m still a teaching student, in my final semester before moving on to my Masters classes. One of my current classes is actually my student teaching. I have a very unusual student teaching situation – instead of having three classes per day with a master teacher, I am all on my own with six classes per day plus a prep. This is an extremely good but daunting experience. It’s all
I’m not going to give y’all a fancy lesson plan here, but I will share some stuff I created for collage lessons. I created these myself, and so far the unit has gone over well with my students.
Lesson One: Torn Paper Color Wheel
Students use a color wheel template to create a collage of torn paper from color magazines. This project took two 50-minute class periods for grades 6-12.
Reposted from previous blog, dated October 12 2006.
This was our eighth week in my school district. During the first week of classes, I had my middle schoolers and my high schoolers do pre-instruction drawings of another student.
Then I taught them drawing skills using tons of hands-on activities based on the lessons of some of the best-known teachers out there, including Betty Edwards, Mark Kistler
I used to have a pretty big blog called “I’m the Boss of Me” when I was a freelance designer. “Dawn’s Brain” was my design portfolio.
Now I am a full-time art and drama teacher, so I thought I’d blog about teaching instead. This is where I will journal my experiences as a teacher from the very first full-time year forward.
I will include lesson plans I have