DATE - JUNE 2016
ROLE - 
GUEST FACILITATOR
SCHOOL/ORGANIZATION - KURT KAHN EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING SCHOOL
LOCATION - BROOKLYN, NY
THEIR MISSION - ENGAGING STUDENTS IN LEARNING EXPEDITIONS, WHICH ARE STANDARDS-BASED, REAL-WORLD PROJECTS THAT PROVIDE ACTIVE LEARNING OPPORTUNITES WHILE PREPARING STUDENTS FOR COLLEGE AND BEYOND
NUMBER OF STUDENTS - 6
AGES - 14-17 YEARS OLD

TITLE - CIRCLES OF AFFIRMATION
ART FORM - DRAWING

LESSON -
1. ART HISTORY - COCENTRIC CIRCLES BY WASSILY KANDINSKY
2. COLOR THEORY - EXPLANATION OF HOW EACH COLOR HAS DIFFERENT MEANINGS AND ARE ASSOCIATED WITH POSITIVE CHARACTERISTIC TRAITS


ACTIVITY - THE MEANINGS OF EACH COLOR WERE PASSED AROUND AND EACH STUDENT WAS ASKED TO CREATE A COCENTRIC CIRCLE USING SPECIFIC COLORS BASED ON THE POSITIVE CHARACTERISTICS THEY POSSESS.

MATERIALS USED - PLAIN PAPER, SCISSORS, COLOR PENCILS, MARKERS

IMPACT -
1. UNDERSTANDING THE PSYCHOLOGY OF COLOR AND ITS RELATION TO SELF
2. ART HISTORY - STUDY OF A RENOWNED PAINTER AND INFLUENCER OF THE ART WORLD
3. SELF-ESTEEM - EACH INDIVIDUAL SPOKE POSITIVE AFFIRMATIONS ABOUT THEMSELVES WHICH TRIGGERS THE SUBCONSCIOUS MIND. WHEN REPEATED AND BELIEVED THESE WORDS HOLD POWER!
4. UNDERSTANDING THAT INDIVIDUALLY WE ARE UNIQUE AND POSSESS POSITIVE CHARACTERISTICS
5. SOCIAL EMOTIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
6. COMMUNICATION AND SOCIAL SKILLS
7. EMPOWERMENT, ENCOURAGEMENT, AND CONFIDENCE

 

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