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Re: [teacherartexchange] Korean Mothers vs American mothers


From: Woody Duncan (woodyduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Apr 13 2009 - 11:36:52 PDT

The researcher had it the other way ??????
                        Thanks, Woody

On Apr 13, 2009, at 12:26 PM, carmen santiago wrote:

> Bridge in spanish is masculine
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Woody Duncan <>
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> Sent: Sunday, April 12, 2009 4:32:06 PM
> Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] Korean Mothers vs American mothers
> Andy,
> Your topic is interesting. As a retired middle school art teacher
> who had several
> students of asian decent in classes - I formed some opinions. These
> students as a
> rule took easily to drawing from observation and other creative
> efforts. In college I
> studied visual perception and learning styles related to the two
> hemispheres of
> our brains. I taught using techniques from Dr. Betty Edwards and felt
> that my asian
> students were very right brain thinkers. Of course other factors were
> involved in
> their interest and talents in my art classes. Art was a safe place to
> learn social skills
> and develop english skills in a non threatening environment. My asian
> students
> paid careful visual attention to demonstrations either because they
> did not understand
> the oral instructions or because at home they were taught to observe
> carefully.

Woody, Retired in Albuquerque

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