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Finding Success With Collaboration at the Elementary Level

Instructional Strategies

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Introduction

Introduction 0:31

Why Collaboration?

Advantages of Collaboration 2:36

Social Skills and Problem-Solving 7:39

Formulating a Lesson Plan

Considerations When Collaborating 8:36

Logistics and Organization 6:43

Setting Students Up for Success 10:40

Small Group Ideas

Giraffes 5:10

Elements of Art Sculpture 7:44

Classwide Projects

Stained Glass Windows 6:12

Flower Garden 4:07

Creating Murals

Organization and Work Time 4:32

Making Sure Everyone Plays a Part 2:43

Conclusion

Conclusion 0:24

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Finding Success With Collaboration at the Elementary Level

4 PD Hours

  • 1 Discover strategies and project ideas to engage elementary students in collaborative artmaking.

  • 2 Learn ways to design large and small collaborative problem-solving opportunities.

  • 3 Identify multiple strategies for managing the collaborative classroom.

Although the idea of large-scale planning can feel overwhelming, collaborative projects provide numerous benefits for students, classrooms, and schools. Break collaborative project planning and implementation down into simple steps in this PRO Pack. Be inspired by various project ideas ranging from small-group, class-wide, and whole-school learning and ideas for managing student interactions, supplies, and displays.


Connected K-12 Art Educator Framework Competencies

INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES
5. Engagement
F. Designs opportunities for collaboration among students

STUDIO PRACTICES
8. Creativity
A. Designs experiences to practice critical thinking and problem-solving skills

CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT
10. Expectations
B. Creates and communicates clear routines and procedures

12. Physical Space
C. Maintains the organization of supplies and student work


Connected National Visual Arts Standards

Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.

Joel Scholten

Joel Scholten

Elementary Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator

Joel is an elementary art teacher in Elkhorn, Nebraska. He holds an MA in Reading and Literacy and believes that literacy and the arts are deeply interwoven. Joel believes that a successful art room balances exploration, expression, and skill development.

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Resources

https://artofed-uploads-prod.nyc3.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com/2018/05/9.225BenefitsofCollaborativeLearning-1.pdf
https://artofed-uploads-prod.nyc3.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com/2021/07/87.1-MindMapping.pdf
https://artofed-uploads-prod.nyc3.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com/2021/07/87.1-5-ConsiderationsForACollaborativeProject.pdf
https://artofed-uploads-prod.nyc3.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com/2021/07/87.1-Create-an-ElementsOfArtNonobjectiveSculpture.pdf
https://artofed-uploads-prod.nyc3.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com/2021/07/87.1-ShrinkPlasticAssemblyKey.pdf
https://artofed-uploads-prod.nyc3.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com/2021/07/87.1-CollaborativeArtistStatement.pdf
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https://artofed-uploads-prod.nyc3.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com/2021/07/87.1-MuralWorkSchedule.pdf

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