Swinging by the on a horse, but just can't grab that darn thing!
Can anyone explain the Token Game? ".."
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ArtAltman <ArtAltman>
> To: artsednet-digest.edu
> 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
> >participating out of a class of 20. I tried to elicit responses out of
> >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
> >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
> >students. Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
> >-Ruth Altman, Waukegan High School, IL
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