Eighth-Graders as ROLE MODELS: A Service-Learning Art Collaboration for Social and Emotional Learning
Hutzel, Karen, Russell, Robert, Gross, Julia, Art Education
The art teacher, Mrs. Gross, led a small group of eighth-grade students down the hall toward a classroom of pre-kindergarten students. In typical adolescent style, the students were slightly rambunctious as they walked, joking playfully and giggling loudly while Mrs. Gross hushed them. When they arrived at the classroom of their service-learning partners, the eighth-graders' demeanor quickly changed. They walked through the classroom door as if passing through a time machine, quickly exhibiting much more mature behavior on the other side. This was not their first visit. They had been working with these particular children for several weeks, and knew exactly where to go, what to do, and …
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Publication information: Article title: Eighth-Graders as ROLE MODELS: A Service-Learning Art Collaboration for Social and Emotional Learning. Contributors: Hutzel, Karen - Author, Russell, Robert - Author, Gross, Julia - Author. Magazine title: Art Education. Volume: 63. Issue: 4 Publication date: July 2010. Page number: 12+. © National Art Education Association Mar 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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