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Re: sleeping students

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Litesal (Litesal)
Sat, 29 Aug 1998 20:26:20 -0400


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From: ArtAltman <ArtAltman>
To: artsednet-digest.edu
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Date: Friday, August 28, 1998 9:56 PM
Subject: sleeping students

Dear Ruth,

What is the token response game?

Thanks, Leah

>I am teaching an art appreciation class to high schoolers. Today I led the
>kids in our first discussion. We had played the token response game and we
>were talking about which art works got the most of certain kinds of tokens.
>We had a pretty good discussion except of course only about 5 to 6 kids
were
>participating out of a class of 20. I tried to elicit responses out of
some
>of the other kids only to get responses like I don't know, even to the
>simpliest questions. Do any of my fellow art teacher collegues out there
have
>any suggestions for getting more kids involved in discussions? How do you
>draw out the shy and reluctant students? Also have any of you played the
>Token Response game with kids before? I'd love to hear how it went with
your
>students. Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
>-Ruth Altman, Waukegan High School, IL