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From: Ed Foster (elavinfoster_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Aug 09 2007 - 06:56:43 PDT


The first image of Earthrise over the lunar surface from the astronauts of Apollo 8.

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>Subject: teacherartexchange digest: August 08, 2007
>
>TEACHERARTEXCHANGE Digest for Wednesday, August 08, 2007.
>
>1. Re: Photographs that have changed the world
>2. Photographs that have changed the world
>3. Re: Colorado Springs Art Teachers
>4. RE: Middle School Curriculum Research
>5. Greek Mythology...
>6. Re: Greek Mythology...
>7. furniture
>8. Re: furniture
>9. Book on Dean Mitchell
>10. paintings discovered
>11. Re: furniture
>12. marble technique
>13. Re: Greek Mythology...
>14. Re: Greek Mythology...
>15. Re: paintings discovered
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>Subject: Re: Photographs that have changed the world
>From: Patricia Knott <pknott_6@comcast.net>
>Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2007 07:55:29 -0400
>X-Message-Number: 1
>
>
>On Aug 7, 2007, at 6:52 PM, Lucinda Shinn wrote:
>
>> I am making a list of "Photographs that have changed the world". I
>> have pictures from the Vietnam war and Gettsburg. What photograph
>> would you add? Lucinda
>>
>Lewis Hines- child labor photos
>W. Eugene Smith -- Minamata
>Eddie Adams -- Execution in Saigon
>Muybridge's motion shots
>the first pictures of human embryos ( not sure of the photographer)
>
>and not world changing - but I have to put in the still of Marylyn
>from "the Seven Year itch"
>
>Patty
>
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>
>Subject: Photographs that have changed the world
>From: twoducks@aol.com
>Date: Wed, 08 Aug 2007 08:12:00 -0400
>X-Message-Number: 2
>
>
>
>On Aug 7, 2007, at 6:52 PM, Lucinda Shinn wrote:
>
>> I am making a list of "Photographs that have changed the world". I
>> have pictures from the Vietnam war and Gettsburg. What photograph
>> would you add?
>
>
>May 10, 1969 in History
>
>Event:
>Apollo 10 transmit 1st color pictures of Earth from space
>
>In 1946 a rocket sent back the very first views of Earth (White Sands
>Proving Ground) in black and white.
>
>kathy douglas
>k-3 massachusetts, retired
>TAB Partnership
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>Subject: Re: Colorado Springs Art Teachers
>From: "leah rachlis" <leah@pcisys.net>
>Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2007 07:27:55 -0600
>X-Message-Number: 3
>
>Hi Sharon that's me - Leah who taught at GLOBE, I just registered my son at
>Palmer (formerly Colorado Springs High School) so both my children are
>enrolled in your alma mater!
>
>I can't wait to meet you!
>
>leah@pcisys.net
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Sharon Henneborn" <henneborn@mac.com>
>Sent: Tuesday, August 07, 2007 9:12 AM
>Subject: Colorado Springs Art Teachers
>
>
>> Colorado Springs Art Teachers,
>>
>> Ellen Silverman & I will be in Colorado Springs from August 15 to 21
>>
>> I am coming for 50th HS reunion
>>
>> I have lost the address of the art teacher in a private school who moved
>> there from NY. We had many off-line discussions about joys &
>> frustrations of teaching in Colorado Springs.
>>
>> Anyone going to be around during that time to sit and enjoy tea?
>>
>> respond off line please
>> henneborn@mac.com
>>
>> Sharon ~ NJ
>>
>>
>>
>
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>Subject: RE: Middle School Curriculum Research
>From: "Karen Chilman" <kchilman@scsd2.k12.in.us>
>Date: Wed, 08 Aug 2007 09:33:54 -0400
>X-Message-Number: 4
>
>
>
>>>> "Judi Morgan" <judi.morgan@sgs.org> 7/18/2007 2:43 PM >>>
>
>
>I am researching middle school art curriculums and would love to have
>some input to the following questions:
>
>=20
>How are your classes scheduled? (block, daily, trimester rotation, etc.) =
>6th grade straight schedule, one hour per day for 6 weeks, 7th and 8th =
>grade modified rolling block schedule...80 minutes per day, 4 days per =
>week for 6 weeks ( the roll means you see the kids at different times of =
>the day each day of the week. sounds confusing but is actually quite =
>wonderful.
>
>How often does your curriculum connect with other subjects (i.e.
>history/English, etc.) Many units are co created with other disciplines...e=
>sp. social studies
>What are the art requirements for your school? All grades, 6- 8 are =
>required 6 weeks of art per year
>Do you have an art club? yes
>Do you assign homework such as sketchbook projects or...? no
>What grades are included in your middle school? 6-8
>Does the curriculum build upon preceding years or is each year
>independent of the others? builds, but review is built in
>Do you participate in competitions and/or exhibits outside of school? not =
>many
>Are you public or private? public
>How do you assess? rubric, self-assessment
>=20
>
>Thank you very much for your response to these. It will help me out
>more than you can know.
>
>=20
>
>Judi Morgan
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>Subject: Greek Mythology...
>From: "Rie Create" <rie.create@gmail.com>
>Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2007 16:22:42 -0400
>X-Message-Number: 5
>
>Looking to teach Greek Mythology to high school students... in a
>different way. Has anyone found a way to 'hook' the students on the
>topic? Up until now I've taught elementary students... but they are
>incredibly easy to enthuse ;-)
>
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>
>Subject: Re: Greek Mythology...
>From: Patricia Knott <pknott_6@comcast.net>
>Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2007 16:52:41 -0400
>X-Message-Number: 6
>
>
>On Aug 8, 2007, at 4:22 PM, Rie Create wrote:
>
>> Looking to teach Greek Mythology to high school students... in a
>> different way. Has anyone found a way to 'hook' the students on the
>> topic? Up until now I've taught elementary students... but they are
>> incredibly easy to enthuse ;-)
>>
>
>Funny thing. I couldn't sleep this morning so I was making lists of
>courses I would like to have in the art department. One was a
>Mythology course.
>I think a hook may be Joseph Campbell ( Hero with a Thousand Faces)
>This website offers how Star Wars and Matrix fit into the Campbell
>scheme.
>
>http://www.spookybug.com/origins/myth.html
>
>I could watch and watch the Bill Moyer's PBS interview with Campbell
>over and over. It's too much for kids, but there could be wonderful
>edited moments. Campbell in one episode, does talk about Lucas and
>Star Wars
>
>The hook is the "archetypes" and there is a common underlying truth
>through all cultures and ages. Look at comic book heros and see how
>they correlate.
>
>Love the idea
>
>Patty
>>
>
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>Subject: furniture
>From: jjennifer west <jenniferjoycewest@yahoo.com>
>Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2007 15:01:47 -0700 (PDT)
>X-Message-Number: 7
>
>I know that this is a common question because I have
>seen it posted before, but when you are putting
>together an art room from scratch and have a decent
>budget to work with, as far as furniture goes, what is
>the best source/brand/etc. I have a grant for my art
>room and want to make wise long-lasting decisions as
>to how I spend it. this is my first year at the the
>school and from what I understand, I can have some
>"tough" students. I have heard a lot about
>destruction of property and vandalism. While I am
>obviously going to lay down the law and do everything
>possible to be preventitive, I want to make sure that
>whatever I buy isn't destroyed. I am mainly looking
>at tables, stools/chairs, and a good drying rack. Any
>help would be appreciated. Thanks! Jen
>
>
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>Subject: Re: furniture
>From: "M. Austin" <whest177@wheatstate.com>
>Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2007 17:20:27 -0500
>X-Message-Number: 8
>
>What age group are you shopping for? My primary classroom had much different
>needs as far as opposed to my high school students.
>~Michal
>
>
>>I know that this is a common question because I have
>> seen it posted before, but when you are putting
>> together an art room from scratch and have a decent
>> budget to work with, as far as furniture goes, what is
>> the best source/brand/etc. I have a grant for my art
>> room and want to make wise long-lasting decisions as
>> to how I spend it. this is my first year at the the
>> school and from what I understand, I can have some
>> "tough" students. I have heard a lot about
>> destruction of property and vandalism. While I am
>> obviously going to lay down the law and do everything
>> possible to be preventitive, I want to make sure that
>> whatever I buy isn't destroyed. I am mainly looking
>> at tables, stools/chairs, and a good drying rack. Any
>> help would be appreciated. Thanks! Jen
>
>
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>
>Subject: Book on Dean Mitchell
>From: Woody Duncan <woodyduncan@comcast.net>
>Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2007 16:31:10 -0600
>X-Message-Number: 9
>
>from: Alice Thorson, art critic Kansas City Star
>
>As exposure goes, Dean Mitchell is having a stellar summer. In mid-=20
>May he opened an exhibit of new work, =93Celebrating New Orleans,=94 at =20=
>
>Bryant Galleries in New Orleans. Now Mitchell is working out the =20
>details for one-person museum shows at the Cornell Museum in Delray, =20
>Fla., and the Canton Museum of Art in Canton, Ohio.
>
>But the most gratifying recognition of his life and work is a new =20
>children=92s book, Against All Odds: Artist Dean Mitchell=92s Story, by =20=
>
>Betty R. James.
>
>=93The lady who wrote it is from my hometown (of Quincy, Fla.),=94 =20
>Mitchell said. =93She=92s a teacher and her husband is superintendent of =
>=20
>schools in the Gadsden County area. She was taken by my whole story =20
>and thought it was pretty miraculous.=94
>
>=93I grew up in Pepper Hill,=94 Mitchell said, =93a poor section where =
>art =20
>was not looked on by anybody as a way of making a living. I=92m such an =20=
>
>unlikely candidate to have gotten this far in the art world.=94
>
>Father & Son Publishing in Tallahassee, Fla., will release the book =20
>soon, Mitchell said.
>
>But he won=92t be in Kansas City when it comes out.
>
>This summer Mitchell sold his house in Kansas. He will be settling =20
>permanently in Tampa, Fla., to be closer to family and his Southern =20
>roots.
>
>
>
>For a link to the publisher: http://www.fatherson.com/=20
>book_details.asp?id=3D25959
>
> =
>Woody
>
>For those who have not heard of Dean Mitchell:
>
>http://www.greenwichworkshop.com/studio/studio_artist.asp?artistid=3D45
>
>and his art:
>
>http://www.greenwichworkshop.com/thumbnails/default.asp?=20
>a=3D45&detailtype=3Dartist
>
>
>Read My Blog:
>http://www.taospaint.com/WoodysBlog/July07.html#NewestEntry
>
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>woodyduncan@comcast.net
>
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>
>Subject: paintings discovered
>From: Woody Duncan <woodyduncan@comcast.net>
>Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2007 16:39:26 -0600
>X-Message-Number: 10
>
>My High School finds two valuable paintings in the Social Hall. Read
>the details on the
>paintings above the fireplaces at Wyandotte High School.
>
>http://www.topix.net/content/kri/2007/07/valuable-paintings-not-for-
>sale-kck-school-board-decides
>
>Woody Duncan
>woodyduncan@comcast.net
>
>
>
>
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>
>Subject: Re: furniture
>From: jjennifer west <jenniferjoycewest@yahoo.com>
>Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2007 15:49:29 -0700 (PDT)
>X-Message-Number: 11
>
>This is a middle school classroom that is shaped like
>a rectangle as opposed to a square. Thanks, Jen
>--- "M. Austin" <whest177@wheatstate.com> wrote:
>
>> What age group are you shopping for? My primary
>> classroom had much different
>> needs as far as opposed to my high school students.
>> ~Michal
>>
>>
>> >I know that this is a common question because I
>> have
>> > seen it posted before, but when you are putting
>> > together an art room from scratch and have a
>> decent
>> > budget to work with, as far as furniture goes,
>> what is
>> > the best source/brand/etc. I have a grant for my
>> art
>> > room and want to make wise long-lasting decisions
>> as
>> > to how I spend it. this is my first year at the
>> the
>> > school and from what I understand, I can have some
>> > "tough" students. I have heard a lot about
>> > destruction of property and vandalism. While I am
>> > obviously going to lay down the law and do
>> everything
>> > possible to be preventitive, I want to make sure
>> that
>> > whatever I buy isn't destroyed. I am mainly
>> looking
>> > at tables, stools/chairs, and a good drying rack.
>> Any
>> > help would be appreciated. Thanks! Jen
>>
>>
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>Subject: marble technique
>From: "Foell, Marlyn@RHS" <FoellM@brevard.k12.fl.us>
>Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2007 18:57:44 -0400
>X-Message-Number: 12
>
>Could someone elaborate? Is this done in conjunction with glaze or could it
>be done right on bisque? what cone?
>thanks
>marlyn
>
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>Subject: Re: Greek Mythology...
>From: Jeff Pridie <jeffpridie@yahoo.com>
>Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2007 16:29:57 -0700 (PDT)
>X-Message-Number: 13
>
>
>Just a thought,
>
>Greek Mythology is one of those subjects that can grab
>any student older to younger. The stories of how they
>came about. The relationships they have with each
>other. Its like a modern day soap opera. Using art to
>give students visual representation of what they talk
>about is vital. Maybe have students recreate the Gods
>as they would be today: look how the Gods of the
>Greeks represented how they idolized themselves to be,
>how do we see ourselves today and how would that be
>represented in Gods of today.
>
>Jeff (Minnesota)
>--- Rie Create <rie.create@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Looking to teach Greek Mythology to high school
>> students... in a
>> different way. Has anyone found a way to 'hook' the
>> students on the
>> topic? Up until now I've taught elementary
>> students... but they are
>> incredibly easy to enthuse ;-)
>>
>> ---
>> To unsubscribe go to
>>
>http://www.getty.edu/education/teacherartexchange/unsubscribe.html
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>Subject: Re: Greek Mythology...
>From: "M. Austin" <whest177@wheatstate.com>
>Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2007 20:26:16 -0500
>X-Message-Number: 14
>
>Not suitable for school, but a good tie-in is the new movie "300". The
>history channel has a video on "300" that is school appropriate, and while
>not art related, would be a good background video to show.
>~Michal
>
>> Just a thought,
>>
>> Greek Mythology is one of those subjects that can grab
>> any student older to younger. The stories of how they
>> came about. The relationships they have with each
>> other. Its like a modern day soap opera. Using art to
>> give students visual representation of what they talk
>> about is vital. Maybe have students recreate the Gods
>> as they would be today: look how the Gods of the
>> Greeks represented how they idolized themselves to be,
>> how do we see ourselves today and how would that be
>> represented in Gods of today.
>
>
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>
>Subject: Re: paintings discovered
>From: Sharon Henneborn <henneborn@mac.com>
>Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2007 00:23:10 -0400
>X-Message-Number: 15
>
>That is cool Woody!
>Sharon
>On Aug 8, 2007, at 6:39 PM, Woody Duncan wrote:
>
>> My High School finds two valuable paintings in the Social Hall.
>> Read the details on the
>> paintings above the fireplaces at Wyandotte High School.
>>
>> http://www.topix.net/content/kri/2007/07/valuable-paintings-not-for-
>> sale-kck-school-board-decides
>>
>> Woody Duncan
>> woodyduncan@comcast.net
>
>
>
>
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