Relationship Building

A Simple Trick to Make Time for Each of Your Students

It can be difficult to find time to visit with individual students during the rush of a busy art class period. However, sometimes individual conversations are essential – especially when you need formative assessment data or want to fit portfolio reviews into class time. Here is a handy trick to organize individual conversations using a special student appointment sheet.

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Jessica Balsley

Jessica Balsley is AOEU’s Founder and a former AOEU Writer and elementary art educator. She is passionate about helping art teachers enhance their lives and careers through relevant professional development.

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