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> Re: May I TEACH, please?
> I can't even teach my classes for having to do:
> 1) placemats by students for restaurants promoting Census 2000
> 2) poster contest promoting Census 2000
> 3) a booth for Family Fun Night displaying a miniature work of
> art from each student
> 4) student-made centerpieces for tables at the county's Turkey
> 5) the Bulletin Board at the Central Office
> And these are just September projects. There will be more! I
> want to be cooperative and I try to turn the project into a
> lesson, but this is getting out of hand. I love to show
> student's work and promote Art Education whenever I can, but I
> also love to teach my curriculum and I'm getting behind. The
> memos are never worded in a way that would suggest "optional",
> but rather indicate that it is "expected". How do some of you
> handle this problem?
> Glenda Moore
> Rockingham NC
> Raeford NC