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RE: computers


From: artsymartsy (artsymartsy_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Feb 19 2005 - 10:17:44 PST

Perfectly stated!!!!! I've been teaching computer art courses for 5 years.
Some classes thrive on self-discovery and others need one on one help.
I like to give a pre-test to evaluate students' levels of computer skills.


-----Original Message-----
From: Woody Duncan []
Sent: Thursday, February 17, 2005 9:34 PM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Re: computers

Discovery is a very powerful teacher. The trick is knowing
just how much to show and how to motivate self inquiry.
                                Woody, Retired in Albuquerque wrote:
> Doesn't this make you crazy! I took an adult ed course and have spent so
> much time playing with it and my own kids sit down and just seem to
> figure out everything in a much shorter time. This is my first year back
> teaching after 25 or so years, and I wonder if I "teach" too much, and I
> should let them discover more.