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Re: keeping an eye on a student

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Sat, 24 Apr 1999 13:52:26 -0700

I believe that we as art teachers must allow the student to express
himself/herself for many different reasons. One being that we may actually
be able to get help for the student before its too late. Sometimes students
are just trying to impress the other students, but even that would be cause
for alert. If art teachers censor too much, then as professionals we cut
off what the student is really going through. In view of what has gone on
with CO., I would rather know than not know. Yet, I would not allow the
violent scenes, drug symbols, gang symbols, etc... to go on for long before
having communication with student, parent, supervisors, etc.. Kathy, art
teacher/ art therapist in WI.

> From: The Cheevers <lazydog>
> To: astroboy; MPBC90; artsednet list serve
> Subject: Re: keeping an eye on a student
> Date: Friday, April 23, 1999 1:39 PM
> Subject: Re: keeping an eye on a student
> I always tell my students no sex, drugs, violence or hate art is
> When they get older or if they are alone they are welcome to do what they
> like but I don't condone it in my own children's behavior, why should I
> allow it in my classroom?
> Lisa in VA