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Re: [teacherartexchange] Crizmac trips


From: Tammara Mitchell (tmitchell_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Apr 21 2008 - 10:28:37 PDT

I am an art teacher in Iowa and I am currently teaching a unit on
elephants. Through this experience I was put in contact with an
english teacher in Thailand! She has provided me with elephant
stories and pictures. She has also offered me a teaching position.
She has to teach art along with english and she is not very confident
about it. I might go over next year for the summer and teach for
free just for the experience. If anyone is interested in contacting
her (Rebecca) about teaching in Thailand let me know and I will give
you her email add.

On Apr 21, 2008, at 11:49 AM, Melissa Enderle wrote:

> I will have to second that. I took a trip with Crizmac to Oaxaca,
> Mexico and loved it. Actually, it was one of the pivotal reasons
> why I decided to teach overseas. Being able to go into the homes of
> the artists, seeing them produce fabulous pieces with the simplest
> of materials right there on the concrete floor with chickens
> running around was something very special. The trip was very well
> organized and the guides were knowledgeable. Those attending were
> all interested in art, which made a BIG difference. I would highly
> recommend their trips to anyone. If I had more time between when I
> came to the US and back overseas (I have to make the "rounds,"
> spending time with all my family and some friends), I definitely
> would consider another trip with Crizmac. Of course now, I will
> have a wealth of new cultural experiences in my new position in
> India. Stay tuned to my website
> and my blog
> From Melissa in Belgrade, Serbia - and soon to be living in
> Chennai, India.
> On Apr 21, 2008, at 6:26 PM, wrote:
>> Gayle, I also got to got to Santa Fe with Crizmac one year. They
>> put together amazing experiences for educators like the one you
>> described. If anyone gets a chance to take advantage of one of
>> their adventures, go for it! I highly recommend it. They have
>> great resources, too!!
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