HANDS ON ART CREATION AT STALEY MIDDLE SCHOOL Current data indicates that hands-on creativity and learning teams to lower classroom disturbances and behavioral problems. The art classroom of Ms. Heidi McBrair, at Staley Middle School, is quiet as students are exposed to the many facets of creative arts. A multimedia use of design and image reproduction methods is shared with students as they build a learning base of creative arts. "It is vital that our students learn the use of different media and design elements. A pencil is the most common instrument used for student drawing and creativity. I try to expose students to the use of a multitude of media that can and should be used in today's market. Many times, a different media such as marker or pen and ink will open a new avenue of creativity for our students," said Ms. McBrair.
Here, Ms. McBrair visits a table to share the proper way of using different media. From left: Mr. Williams, Eddie Mercer, Trevor Denmark and Torriano Mercer gain experience of media use as they study the common shoe.