Final Reflections

What worked?

Relationship building, learning how to work together, I scheduled more time with these classes.
-Kitty Conde, visual arts teacher

Students understood and benefited from the connections between art room activities and social studies research.
- John Neff, Teaching Artist

What did not work?

The inability to take work home. I would like to balance the hours with John between me, the teacher.
-Kitty Conde, visual arts teacher

The final "World's Fair" presentation wasn't fully integrated into the classroom / art room exchange.
-John Neff, teaching artist

What questions do you still have?

What kind of work are we doing around assessment in the data way?
Are we looking to increase scores?
Is this tied to Common Core?
-Kitty Conde, visual arts teacher

Could the literacy component be strengthened?
-John Neff, teaching artist

What new ideas do you have?

Catalog of exhibit
Social issues project to carry the inquiry into 7th grade
-Kitty Conde, visual arts teacher

A full project schedule / plan from school year's beginning.
-John Neff, teaching artist

Year One
2011-2012
Year Two
2012-2013
Year Three
2013-2014

Browse Portfolios