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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
Elements of Art Sculpture 7:44
Stained Glass Windows 6:12
Flower Garden 4:07
Organization and Work Time 4:32
Making Sure Everyone Plays a Part 2:43
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
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.
F. Designs opportunities for collaboration among students
A. Designs experiences to practice critical thinking and problem-solving skills
B. Creates and communicates clear routines and procedures
12. Physical Space
C. Maintains the organization of supplies and student work
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.
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.