Western Michigan University
ED 430: Creativity in the Classroom
ED 430, Spring 2004
Experience the Arts Assignment
Purpose: To help you become better acquainted with the wide variety of art offerings and to encourage you to reflect on how you could use these cultural resources in your elementary classroom.
ED 430, Fall 2003
"Experience the Arts Assignment"
On __________________________ I visited ____________________________________________
1. Describe the event or experience.
2. Would this be appropriate for elementary students? Explain why or why not.
3. If appropriate for elementary students, how would you prepare your students to attend this event? What field trip strategies would you use?
4. If not appropriate for elementary students, how did this experience enhance your creativity, and future creative teaching?
5. What did you learn from the experience or event that could be used in your classroom?
_______ Event was appropriate for assignment and not combined with another class.
_______ Paper explained event and application to classroom. Brochure was attached to paper, which was submitted on time and was free from error.
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