AIS ASOD – Polson School – Linda Baines


Manitoba Arts Council – Artist in the Schools Residency – Evaluation Form for Teachers:
Rebecca’s work for the Aboriginal School of Dance
From: Linda Baines of Polson School
Date: May 13 2015
Grade: 4

Rate the following on a scale of 1 to 5: (1)poor (2) fair (3) good (4) very good (5) excellent

Were students creatively engaged and enthusiastically involved in project? 5
Were the activities age appropriate? 5
Did the artist communicate effectively with students and staff? 5
Would you recommend this artist to another school? 5


All students were actively engaged. Very attentive, all participated, all learned the dance and celebrated their success at the final assembly. Learned about dance and culture in a meaningful way. Very well organised, explained and excellent classroom report with kids.

Challenges and suggestions:
None that I was aware of. More time would have been great 🙂

Some student comments:
Fun, exciting, exhausting, cheered when we said, time to go see Becky, learned a lot, wished she could stay to teach more.