Smith 5th Grade Blog 2012

Importance of crafts and art

Posted on: January 22, 2012

Viewing the school rodeo art work on our school walls this week, I couldn’t stop contemplating how important our teaching methods are for reaching all students. It is not about how much technology we use in our rooms, but how we incoorporate technology with best practices in teaching. After viewing the teacher site, Teaching with Technology, you will notice how crafts help students learn to listen, apply content, follow directions, and show how they have mastered their content. Technology does not take the starring role, but it is more a co-star bringing the project together and allowing students and teachers to rate learning.
If you are currently teaching measurement in fifth grade, imagine how powerful it would be to have the entire team using measurement with craft projects to solve problems.

View her projects at: http://tcoffey.edublogs.org Found site at http://mrsnelsonsclass.gotop100.com

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