Skip to content

FUN FRIDAY: Painting the “ceiling”

December 2, 2011

Fun doesn’t even begin to describe today’s featured lesson. To give students a better understanding and deeper appreciation for Michaelangelo’s work, teachers at Third Graders, Dreaming Big had students tape thick paper to the underside of their desks. Then these young artists got to crawl underneath, recline, and paint the paper above them.

This lesson should remind us that differentiation or meeting the needs of all learners isn’t just about tiering, cubing, and assessing student levels; it is also about bringing novelty and joy into learning.

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: