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Choices in Art

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Teresa A. Sheffey (tsheffey.us)
Wed, 6 Dec 95 14:03:24 EST


I am a High School Art teacher in Bristol, Va and am wondering
about some of your thoughts about what makes up a good program
for High School Students. My students have had no art in
elementary school and a minimal amount in Middle School. Many
only take Art I for a fine arts credit. Many are not
academically inspired. some take art seriously for several
years.
My question is: What are my priorities? I have incorporated
DBAE to some extent in many of my plans, but trying to teach
technique, history, and aesthetics in a sequential manner is
difficult. sometimes I feel that I am crowding out the creative
force that happens by accident sometimes when things aren't as
structured. I vasilate between the two notions. Any suggestions?
tsheffey.us