Discussion• How will you create a classroom environment where children feel free to experiment?
Discussion• In what ways can you create aclassroom culture where it is “OK” forstudents to critique one another?
Discussion• Do you believe that the way you display art influences how it is perceived?
Discussion• The Big Idea: Research tells us that when you reach the body, mind, and heart of a student your lesson becomes memorable. How can you use art to accomplish this?
Symbolism of the DragonflyTThe opening of one’s eyes:• The eyes of the dragonfly are one of the most amazing and awe inspiring things in nature. Almost 80% of the insect’s brain power is dedicated to its sight and it can see in all 360 degrees around it. Because of its remarkable eyes, the dragonfly symbolizes the uninhibited vision of the mind and the ability to see beyond the limitations of the human self. It symbolizes our rising from the materialism of our minds to be able to see beyond the mundane into the vastness that is really our Universe, Our God.
Looking Ahead: Week 4• READ: Chapter 7• REACT: Post your reaction paper in our discussion board by midnight on Wednesday.• RESPOND: Respond to at least 3 of your classmates by midnight on Friday.• REFLECT: Email your weekly reflection to Dr. Walts by midnight on Sunday.NOTE: On Tuesday, you will present your Art/SS lesson.
Looking Ahead: Week 5• You will do your Language Arts presentation• When you post your reaction paper, talk about what you learned, what interested you, what confused you, what you want to learn more about…
Questions and Answers• Trivia question: What is a female dragonfly called?
Questions and Answers• Trivia question: What is a female dragonfly called?• Answer: A damselfly!