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Cristi Miller replied to Dawn Hoffman's discussion Need some help with a student.
"What about using stuff that can be eaten if he's going to put it in his mouth?  For example, you could finger paint with pudding, make an edible clay recipe... that sort of thing. "
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Ida Ojanguren replied to Carmela Marciante's discussion Help. Any Lesson ideas for PreK?
"Hi Carmela, I always start my PreK lessons with a book of some sort. This grabs their attention and helps introduce them to the concept for that day. I choose my lessons based on the art elements and try to vary the actual projects they are making…"
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Gillian Conner replied to Carmela Marciante's discussion Help. Any Lesson ideas for PreK?
"I make sure that whatever I am teaching involves "Brain Breaks", since they need the movement; it refocuses them and they love it if I say we're playing a game. We almost always use play doh, at some point, during most lessons. It can…"
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Restructuring the Art Club --- Suggestions Please

I am taking steps to re-create the Art Club I started a few years ago. The first year I started the club I had more students than I could fit into my classroom. We literally had to bring in chairs from the library. It was fun but changes definitely needed to be made. The next year I divided Art Club into two groups, fifth and sixth met during first semester and seventh and eighth during second. Again, we had fun.  But this year I am ready to restructure again. I am interested in starting a…See More
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Janet Sherwood replied to Jessica Balsley's discussion Beyond the Pinch Pot - Making Clay a Central Part of the Art Curriculum | John Post
"Yea! Now I've got it! I will be doing this as a "first" project for my 7th graders who haven't handled much clay next week. I'm hoping for one every six weeks. Can't tell you how much I appreciate your sharing."
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Need some help with a student.

Hello all,   here's my dilemma...I have a little guy in my life skills class, non-verbal and extremely orally-fixated.  Everything goes in his mouth with no regard to taste, for example soap - he has no reaction to it tasting bad even though he tasted it yesterday, he just puts his hands full of soap in his mouth every time. I've tried pencils, crayons, markers (he bit the nib off one) model magic, sensory bags (ziplock bags with paint and baby oil in them so he could smooshing them…See More
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Hello all,   here's my dilemma...I have a little guy in my life skills class, non-verbal and extremely orally-fixated.  Everything goes in his mouth with no regard to taste, for example soap - he has no reaction to it tasting bad even though he…Continue

Started by Dawn Hoffman in Classroom Management. Last reply by Cristi Miller yesterday.

Help. Any Lesson ideas for PreK? 8 Replies

Hello AOE community,I could use some help and tips on what type of lessons to teach PreK.  They are so little and am having a hard time coming down to this level.  Any ideas?CarmelaContinue

Tags: PreK

Started by Carmela Marciante in Lessons. Last reply by Ida Ojanguren on Monday.

Restructuring the Art Club --- Suggestions Please

I am taking steps to re-create the Art Club I started a few years ago. The first year I started the club I had more students than I could fit into my classroom. We literally had to bring in chairs from the library. It was fun but changes definitely…Continue

Started by Brenda McCullers in AOE Classes on Sunday.

Beyond the Pinch Pot - Making Clay a Central Part of the Art Curriculum | John Post 29 Replies

Post your questions/comments/thoughts from this presentation, below!*Video…Continue

Started by Jessica Balsley in 2014 Summer AOE Online Conference. Last reply by Janet Sherwood on Saturday.

Students Think Clean-Up Means Get Up - Suggestions 20 Replies

My first graders and kindergarteners will not follow procedures during clean-up. I call the students by table to the drying rack. If they get up before their table is called I send them back. But I also have trouble with students not going back to…Continue

Tags: procedures, drying, rack, sink, grade

Started by Cherri Rutan in Classroom Management. Last reply by Cristi Miller Sep 10.

Class Dojo 12 Replies

Anyone use Class Dojo for your classroom management???

Started by Christy Branham in Classroom Management. Last reply by Carmela Marciante Sep 10.

 
 
 

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