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Clay Basics

Clay Basics

This presentation is designed as a step-by-step instructional series to help guide students through understanding where clay comes from; setting up clay materials; creating a ball, coil, slab and pinch-pot form; and learning how to join two pieces of clay together.


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Diana Nicaj
Diana Nicaj (Student)
9 years ago

This presentaton is great!  I love the demonstrations and the videos.  Very appropriate and helpful!  Very thought out and I hope to pass this on. :)

Technical Remarks:

Everything seemed to work properly and was easy to navigate through.

Time spent reviewing site: 20min.
Amanda Krolikowski
Amanda Krolikowski (Teacher (K-12))
9 years ago

I think this STAIR is a wonderful resource for students. I liked that you elevated the vocabulary to reflect the "clay" lingo but also defined it more clearly in parentheses. I'm a nerd when it comes to fonts and appearance, and I loved the colors and various heading fonts you used throughout your presentation. Your STAIR also included a lot of useful information that was supported with images (great for visual learners!). Great job!

Technical Remarks:

As far as the flow of the presentation goes, I had some difficulty with the quiz section, and I clicked on incorrect answers, yet it allowed me to continue with the presentation. I'd just suggest going back and making sure the arrows are linked to the desired slide. Also, there were a few text boxes that needed to be extended in order to have all the text on one line.

Time spent reviewing site: 20 minutes
Melissa White
Melissa White (Faculty)
9 years ago

This is absolutely fantastic. The video examples are very easy to follow and students will easily understand all the concepts after going through this StAIR.