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HI Sharon and all,
Yes I have at times worked along side with my students and have enjoyed
it. You are right that they see another side to us . It has also
allowed me to also see another side to the students as well, either from
simple converstion or discussing their work. And (depending on the
class) often there is a calmness in the room ,even though I'm not
I also display a piece of my art in the room each year. I usually change
the piece every so often. I get a kick out of the comments from the
students like...... You (?) painted that- WOW!
I laugh and tell them, "Oh, ya , I took a few art classes in my days".
It is important for the students to see the artist side of you. There is
another level of respect.
> They see me struggle with some of the problem-solving issues involved
> (as they are doing on their projects), and they know I understand how
> frustrated they can get when something just won't go right. I'm just
> wondering if anyone else has worked along with their students on a
> personal project? (And of course, as I have all day to work on this,
> it's not diminishing the time I have to help them with their work
> during each class period.)
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