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Re: [ms_artteachers] Hi...

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Linda Kelty (lckelty)
Wed, 15 Apr 2099 21:40:04 -0400


MaryB, this listserve is simply designed to promote communication among
middle school art teachers. There aren't so many of us, especially in
smaller districts, and I thought this would give us the chance to reduce
teacher isolation, problem solve, brainstorm and share our thinking. It
seemed best to focus on this age group because there's alot available to
early education, but our age group tends to be overlooked or lumped into the
lower or upper grade groupings. That's convenient, but middle school
students have their own special needs and developmental stages that don't
necessarily fit into elementary or high school. The more we share, the more
effective we might become. That's pretty much the gist of it. It will be
what it becomes, hopefully helpful to us all, and perhaps a friendship link.
I hope that clarifies the purpose for you. Join us? Linda K. in Iowa
-----Original Message-----
From: gregjuli <gregjuli>
To: Linda Kelty <lckelty>
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 1999 8:33 PM
Subject: Re: [ms_artteachers] Hi...

>Hey Linda can you tell me more about this listserve. I teach at a middle
>school(6-8) in wisconsin.
>maryb
>
>Linda Kelty wrote:
>
>> Dear Carolyn, Welcome to the list for Middle School Art Teachers. We've
>> only been up and running since about April 1 and I'm still learning how
to
>> do the "finer" touches. It just seemed like a good idea to me. I am in
>> Muscatine, Iowa, where the Mississippi river runs east to west, about 45
>> minutes from the Quad Cities. I teach 6,7 & 8th grades in one of two
middle
>> schools here. Prior to going online at home in Nov. my computer
experience
>> was limited to word processing, so it's taking some time to get up to
speed
>> on some things. We only have a few members just yet, so to advertise
what
>> was going on, I posted the invitation on the Getty listing and have had
>> favorable responses. We don't have to go to the web to read messages,
they
>> should come to you automatically. I'm having some difficulty moderating
>> because the system doesn't recognize my password or browser cookies, but
I
>> have emailed the service to try to get this worked out.
>> In the meantime, my hope is that this will be of benefit to all of us who
>> teach this special age group. I taught elementary in rooms and on a cart
>> for 17years before going to the middle school. There are points I love
>> about both age groups, but I feel like I've found my "home".
>> Linda K.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: croberts <b2w6w4kn>
>> To: ms_artteachers <ms_artteachers>
>> Date: Monday, April 12, 1999 8:25 PM
>> Subject: [ms_artteachers] Hi...
>>
>> >Wanted to introduce myself and find out who else is on this list. I
teach
>> >middle school (6,7,8) art in Kinston, NC which is about halfway between
>> >Raleigh (the capital) and the coast. I really enjoying sharing my ideas
>> and
>> >lessons with others. Please let me hear from someone else on the list.
>> >
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>> >Carolyn Roberts
>> >E. B. Frink Middle School
>> >Kinston, NC
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