Streamline Work for Early Finishers and Absent Students

Don’t forget to organize work for early finishers and absent students! These groups of students can be last on your mind but with a few simple ideas and systems, you won’t have to scramble again. Organize stations and activity bins, set up folder systems, and delegate student “peer teachers” to streamline the art room chaos of multiple students working on multiple projects at multiple stages. Join Paula Liz (@paulaliz.art) and The Art of Education University for this last episode packed with tips to bring order to your art room!

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Lindsey McGinnis is AOEU’s Media Content Manager and a former high school art educator. She is passionately equipping art teachers to be successful in their classrooms and firmly believes that art is a safe place for students to explore and process the challenging topics and concepts around them.

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