First ImpressionsClean & OrganizedColorfulWarm and Inviting
The ClassroomDesk Set UpDemo TableTeachers Desk
What I would ChangeSoft area in the roomdesks are in very largesquare-outer areas ofentire room utilizedwith storage. Softarea would be createdin space by teachersdesk. Low tent withbean bags and rug.
Research and Display2 computersprojectordry erase board withstudent examples
What I would ChangeResearch/Display-more visible student works andstudents on computers doing researchOrganization-ultra organizedOnly fear is that this is not my personality type, thismay be more of a GOAL than a change!
Sinks and Clean UP3 Numbered SinksClean UpProcedures UnclearInconsistent
What I would Change Implement Hands Off Routine Utilize the numbered sinks! Revisit the job assignments
Storage & Kiln Open Shelving for Works in Progress kiln extra supplies
At the Demo Tablesupplies out thatkids neededsupplies underthat teacher usedto demo withalso, free drawitems at demotable
What I would changeStorage and Kiln closet-very cluttered, things on thefloor, hard to walk in while taking pictures.Demo Table-would like to see more ‘demo’s’ done atthe table rather than the projector. Hands Onapproach by letting the students come up and try ademo.
Management StyleRules and ProceduresConsequences
What I would ChangeRules and Procedures would be postedMore student centered-allow more talking in the roomOpen for student dialogue
Other Learning AreasThe Bear DenWell LitTablesOutside GardenUN USED!!!
Outdoor Garden Outdoors tables and roomy Unused
What I would ChangeTeacher does not utilize other learning areas becauseof time constraints.50 minute classes-I would definitely get the classesoutdoors for sketching and painting.An entire day of classes outdoors, teacher could havesupplies set up outdoors to alleviate time constraint.
The Tile WallYearly Fundraiser forArtPermanent PlacementCafeteria wallSince school has opened‘Tradition’
At a Glance....Room is designed with everything but Soft AreaUltra OrganizedDecorated with Students WorkArt has a strong presence at this school and in thisroomA room I would be very lucky to have!