Try to build the puzzle (click the image on the left) to learn more about BACON.
Students were encouraged to do a random act of kindness by writing a compliment to another Dryden Artist on Artsonia. We found an older or younger student's art and wrote them a kind message about their artwork. Not only were students showing bacon behavior by doing this, they were also practicing digital citizenship.
Being kind online is a great way to practice Bacon Behavior. See ourFugleflick about how to use the internet for good.
As we all know, Bacon is the meat that exceeds. So, students who exceed expectations for behavior in art class were said to have "Bacon Behavior".
All students who were caught showing Bacon Behavior were entered into a raffle to win their very own plush toy Bacon (he even says, "I'm Bacon" when squeezed!)
Congratulations to our many many students nominated this year for Bacon Behavior. The winner of the plush toy was….
All students need to meet my classroom expectations:
and CLEAN up
But I decided to start a new behavior program that recognizes students who are LIKE BACON,
THE MEAT THAT EXCEEDS
exceeds the four classroom expectations.
These may include:
What better way to get a message out than to embed it into a visually interesting image? Social networks and media sources online are full of memes from others. Why not create your own? There are some easy iPad apps loaded with tools to help you.
Now, go change the world with your messages of bacon and other compelling things (but what can beat bacon?)
We are the 2nd place winner of the ISTE Technology in Action Video Contest.
See my post for more info.
View our Entry for the What's Your Story
Internet Safety Contest
(Won the 2nd Place Prize)
View this musical tribute to the hard working teachers at Dryden and the students they love to teach.
Tricia Fuglestad, NBCT 07
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