Help me give my students proper, working seats for active learning and creating in art class.
I teach visual art to all of the 415 students in my community's public intermediate-level elementary school.
In art class, all students are excited to learn about different artists, both contemporary and from various historical genres, about cultures around the world, and about literary-based artwork.
All while experimenting with many different media to explore ways in which they can express themselves.
Though my students' needs and abilities greatly vary, all students are encouraged to explore at their fullest ability.
Currently, my 400+ students come to art class excited to create artworks that help them grow and enhance their self-esteem. However, interruptions to their creativity and progress happen when cracks in the 30+-year-old chairs pinch the back of their legs, they can't sit completely in their seats when a bolt has popped up on one side of the seat, and chairs bump back-to-back when students sit forward actively working, causing the art room to be a tight, cluttered maze of furniture.
Elephant Z-stools will be new, working, actual ARTISTS stools that encourage students to actively work at their fullest potential!
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