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Re: artsednet-digest V2 #610

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Nancy Markowich (mikema89)
Tue, 24 Feb 1998 22:18:41 -0500


artsednet-digest wrote:
>
> artsednet-digest Tuesday, February 24 1998 Volume 02 : Number 610
>
> This edition includes :
> Re: Gyotaku (fish printing)
> Re: Creativity and Growing Up
> Re: Birthdays
> Re: Debbie's policy.....
> San D's Style
> RE: kids and homework
> RE: RESUMES
> Art Clubs/Councils
> RE: Birthdays
> new art room update
> RE: Debbie's policy.....
> Re: San D's Style
> Re: San D's Style
> Fw: (Fwd) Grownup Children (fwd)
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Date: Mon, 23 Feb 1998 22:52:23 -0800 (PST)
> From: Sidnie Miller <sidmill.us>
> Subject: Re: Gyotaku (fish printing)
>
> Boy--what an outstanding finish to a long and painful discussion
> about sayings after the message--this is a keeper(see below)
>
> ###########################
> # Sidnie Miller #
> # Elko Junior High School #
> # 777 Country Club Drive #
> # Elko, NV 89801 #
> # 702-738-7236 #
> ###########################
>
> On Sun, 22 Feb 1998 mamjam wrote:
>
> > Gyotaku is so much fun! Its one of my all time favorite lessons! It is
> > always a hit, and I have parents and students who remember this one for
> > years! I get such a positive response every time, that I'm doing another
> > Gyotaku fish printing in a couple of weeks with a fourth grade.
> > snip
> >--sreat photo oportunity!
> >
> > Good luck,
> >
> > Mark
> >
> > Mark Alexander, 1-8 Art
> > Lee H. Kellogg School
> > 47 Main Street
> > Falls Village, Connecticut 06031
> > U.S.A.
> >
> > IS THERE ANY GOOD FISHING IN DENIAL?
> >
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 07:50:57 -0500
> From: DeliaS (Sherry D'Elia)
> Subject: Re: Creativity and Growing Up
>
> >What exactly does it mean to "grow up"? Because if it means you no longer
> >kick your shoes off, pick daisys , or stick grass between your two front
> >teeth... then I'm joining this creative Peter Pan club!
>
> >
> >
> >On Fri, 20 Feb 1998 rgibas wrote:
> >
> >> I take great pride in my refusal to grow up, and I
> >> am sure I am not alone. I will take your comment
> >> as a complement. Thank you! :) Playfulness is
> >> quite important to creativity. Does anyone agree?
> >>
> >> Joseph Augusta Wrote:
> >> >Come back to earth! Creativity? Here's my
> >> definition: "A romantic myth
> >> >born in the 19th century and perpetuated by
> >> adults who refuse to grow
> >> >up!"
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Rachel A. Gibas
> >> Art Ed. Pre-Intern
> >> University of Florida
> >> rgibas
> >>
> >>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 08:45:36 -0500 (EST)
> From: Ann Wilschke <awilschk.us>
> Subject: Re: Birthdays
>
> Artists birthdays are in the Book of Lists. It tend to be a prteey
> traditional list, European, male, but it isd a start.
> ANN W,
> On Mon, 23 Feb 1998, Cjo wrote:
>
> >
> > Birthdays of artists during the month of MARCH.
> > Is there an easy access to find these? If so, I would appreciate any
> > info. I seem to recall fellow "netters"talking about artists
> > birthdays before, but I could not find it in the archives. Thanks
> > for you time and input.
> >
> > Cathy Jo
> > ******************************************
> >
> > CJ Opfer
> > copfer
> > "Promoting Excellence in Art and Theater"
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 06:14:00 +0000
> From: "Alix E. Peshette" <apeshet>
> Subject: Re: Debbie's policy.....
>
> > Date: Mon, 23 Feb 1998 21:54:35 -0700
> > To: artsednet.edu
> > From: bkramer.us (Bunki Kramer)
> > Subject: Debbie's policy.....
>
> Hi Debbie,
> I would like to add on a little here. I also do the parent/student
> signature on the rules routine. I also, periodically, put in a column
> about my program (art or social studies) in the P.T.A. newsletter of
> my school (which is mailed home, so ya know parents get it.) I use
> an upbeat tone, but I re-acquaint everyone with the rules. I also
> feel that after one-half of the school year gone, at this point
> students KNOW what is acceptable behavior and what is not. I
> shouldn't even have to give warnings at this point!! Periodically, I
> have to stop being the Nice Teacher and go into the Kick Butt mode of
> behavior modification. Students who have been 'pushing the envelope'
> are the first to experience the KB mode.
>
> - -Alix Peshette
> Emerson Junior High School
> Davis, CA
>
> > ....I send home a letter at the first of each school year explaining
> > >this but every year I have parents complain.
> >
> > .....................
> > Hi, Debbie....There's a way around this. At the first of the semester, I
> > send a policy sheet home explaining my grading scale, deadlines, losing
> > pts. for unexcused tardies, blah, blah....and at the bottom of the sheet I
> > make a return section which has to be signed by the parent and returned to
> > me via the student. Kids get 5 pts. if they return it the next day, 4th the
> > next, etc. I KEEP them in a drawer for just such an occasion as you
> > mentioned. If a parent complains later, I just pull out their signed
> > signature and it shuts them right up! I haven't had a one argue with me
> > after seeing their "John Henry" in my hot little
> > hand. I keep these signature slips for about a month after the grades are
> > mailed out for any such problem like this that might appear. It's
> > called..."CYA".
> >
> > Toodles....
> >
> > Bunki Kramer
> > Los Cerros Middle School
> > 968 Blemer Rd.
> > Danville, California 94526
> > bkramer.ca.us
> >
> >
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 06:16:55 +0000
> From: "Alix E. Peshette" <apeshet>
> Subject: San D's Style
>
> Hi San D,
>
> I have to tell you, I just love your treasure box!! What style and
> presentation!!! I have always felt your flair for life through your
> postings. It was great fun to see your picture and then open your
> wonderful portfolio of activities and ideas! Go, Girl!
>
> - -Alix Peshette
> Emerson Junior High School
> Davis, CA
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 09:45:34 -0500
> From: "Fields, Linda" <fieldsl.us>
> Subject: RE: kids and homework
>
> You are so right! I actually had a student tell me I couldn't
> "give" him a B because he was "AG"! The whole lack of responsiblility
> thing is a pervasive and universal problem, I think. Society may be
> reaping what we sowed with the me first-if it feels good, do it
> generation. I have seen lots of changes in 25 years!
> Am concerned about our colleagues in Florida who were hit by
> awful weather-any news?? Linda
> > From: Ron Pachter[SMTP:rpachter]
> > Sent: Sunday, February 22, 1998 8:45 PM
> > To: sidmill.us; artsednet.edu
> > Subject: kids and homework
> >
> > Here in Florida, we are being blamed for everything wrong with the
> > schools,
> > we being the teachers, administration, lack of homework, etc---BUT NO
> > ONE
> > ever mentions parental responsibility. Parents actually think that if
> > we
> > fail a kid who doesn't do homework, then the teachers are wrong.
> > Personally, my Mom would have KILLED me for any such nonsense
> > behavior.
> >
> > I see honors kids who study very little and do bare minimum. My
> > school is a
> > gifted-magnet school and the gifted kids are the worst for deadlines.
> > They
> > say, "I don't need to do that, I'm gifted." Such logic, huh.
> > It is apparently a problem in the US, not just in a particular state.
> >
> > Until parents make the kids accountable and we stop socially promoting
> > and
> > lawmakers with NO CLUE realize it isn't our fault Johnny can't spell,
> > do
> > math, or whatever, it won't get better.
> > There now, I'm slippp ppp pp in g off my soapy box. Thanks for
> > listening.
> >
> > Marlyn Foell
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 09:48:09 -0500
> From: "Fields, Linda" <fieldsl.us>
> Subject: RE: RESUMES
>
> What a great idea! Most school systems require one to fill out their
> boring old formal applications anyway, so fancy fonts, etc. would
> probably be lost in the shuffle. Linda
>
> > ----------
> > From: Sandra Hildreth[SMTP:shildret]
> > Reply To: shildret
> > Sent: Sunday, February 22, 1998 9:30 PM
> > To: artsednet.edu
> > Subject: Re: RESUMES
> >
> > As someone who helps art student teachers through their professional
> > semester, which requires a portfolio to be submitted at the end, I
> > will
> > share some things that we advise our students to do. The portfolio is
> > meant to be an item they take with them to job interviews - it needs
> > to
> > contain their philosophy of education, resume, a complete curriculum
> > unit (written rationale, lesson plans, examples of student work,
> > assessments, field notes, bibliography, etc.) and documents or
> > products
> > that show evidence of working with special needs students, classroom
> > management techniques, and professional development plans. These of
> > course are beginning teachers. For someone with experience, I would
> > also
> > suggest the same items - but there should be more evidence of
> > curriculum
> > and teaching accomplishments. I'd skip any fancy fonts or extra stuff
> > on
> > the resume - keep it basic and professional. Most of the time it is
> > administrators reviewing resumes, not artists. Oh, and very important
> > -
> > have a table of contents for your portfolio and numbered pages, or
> > colored tabs or some other method of easily locating a specific item.
> > We
> > strongly suggest to student teachers applying for jobs that they bring
> > their portfolio with them to their interview, but not push it upon
> > anyone to look at. Wait for the right moment - if the interviewer
> > happens to ask about classroom management techniquesphilosophy of
> > education, then open the portfolio to the appropriate place and use it
> > to illustrate your explanations. Rarely do we expect an interviewer to
> > have the time to read through an entire portfolio - but if it appears
> > well organized, neat, professional, and it is introduced into the
> > interview process when appropriate, it should have a very positive
> > impact.
> > --
> > Sandra Hildreth
> > C.L.A.S.S. (Cultural Literacy through Art & Social Studies)
> > http://www.northnet.org/mwcsart/mwart.htm
> > Art 7-12, Madrid-Waddington Central School, Madrid, NY 13660
> > Art Methods, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 13617
> >
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 09:03:14 -0600
> From: Amy Lewis <LEWISA.us>
> Subject: Art Clubs/Councils
>
> My first recommendation is to boost your PR...plaster the
> walls of the studios and hallways with flyers announcing
> your next meeting. Bring in a guest lecturer...artist/gallery
> owner/museum educator, etc. Offer ways for the "new
> members" to become involved at the first
> meeting...delegate committees, plan a "Fine Arts Week", a
> lecture series, lunch with the Dean (get the pizza donated),
> field trips, camping trips, leadership training. I was
> president of the Fine Art Council at the University of
> Texas for two years, and these are just a few of our
> successful ventures. Although, I must be honest...often we
> had a very small (10 people) turn-out for meetings. It's
> just the way it is...but a strong core group of highly
> motivated students resulted in programs which were
> (usually) well attended and well accepted.
>
> Also, have you considered expanding your group to a
> "Fine Arts Council"? We found that the theater, dance
> and music students brought a wealth of talents and
> experiences to our group...something to think about!
>
> Let me know if you have more questions or concerns.
>
> Good Luck!
> Amy
>
> >>> "Brian Douglas" <bdouglas> 02/23/98
> 09:25pm >>>
> Recently, I was voted in as an officer in our visual arts club
> ( this is college level). My problem is, I need some
> suggestions on how to increase participation. Out of 200
> art students, maybe we have 25 members. If 5 of us show
> up for a meeting, we are doing really good! I plan to
> sponsor a student art club when I begin teaching. So your
> help will help me in the future as well.
>
> Thanks,
> Leslie
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 10:15:16 -0500
> From: "Fields, Linda" <fieldsl.us>
> Subject: RE: Birthdays
>
> The Artist's Magazine publishes a calendar each year which
> includes artists' birthdays each month. I'll try to check at home tonite
> and let you know March birthdays tomorrow. Linda----------
> > From: Cjo[SMTP:copfer]
> > Sent: Monday, February 23, 1998 3:26 PM
> > To: artsednet.edu
> > Subject: Birthdays
> >
> >
> > Birthdays of artists during the month of MARCH.
> > Is there an easy access to find these? If so, I would appreciate any
> > info. I seem to recall fellow "netters"talking about artists
> > birthdays before, but I could not find it in the archives. Thanks
> > for you time and input.
> >
> > Cathy Jo
> > ******************************************
> >
> > CJ Opfer
> > copfer
> > "Promoting Excellence in Art and Theater"
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 10:23:26 -0500
> From: (Mark Alexander) mamjam
> Subject: new art room update
>
> Dear ArtsEdNetters,
>
> This is just an update for those of you who were so kind as to send design
> suggestions for our new art room. As you may recall, the townspeople passed
> the Kellogg School renovation plans at referendum. This took more than
> three years with three town referendum votes, and three architectural
> plans, and three architects. Lots of bad politics, back stabbing, mud
> slinging, and law suits. I don't think the new plan is as good as the
> preceeding ones, but certainly will be much more expensive. Each plan gets
> trimmed, yet the prices keep going up. I think it passed this time simply
> to prevent further increases!
>
> Anyway, after the plan was passed and actual bids started to come in, the
> building committee and townspeople argued on and on about the unanticipated
> high costs of the project, and kept asking for adjustments to the
> architect's plans to save money. At one point the art room was going to
> have no cabinets and no counters! The finance board refused to pay the
> architect for the extra time he spent 'going back to the drawing board' for
> all these endless and petty changes, so he quit-and took his plans with
> him!
>
> Now the townspaople have a plan they passed but can't use, and are hiring
> another architect to start over. Everyone around here seems to have a
> better idea but they seem to lack the ability to pull off any political
> compromise. Nobody knows when the renovation work will begin or when the
> renovated building will be ready to use. Nobody seems to think it will be
> in this century. The students, the staff, and I are very frustrated.
> Meanwhile I'm still nursing a hernia and lower back problems while pushing
> the art cart(s) around.
>
> Does anyone know of any full time preK-12 art teacher positions opening up
> inside a 50 mile radius of the MA-NY-CT corner? Any information about NY
> and MA reciprocity?
>
> Mark
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 10:56:27 -0500
> From: "Fields, Linda" <fieldsl.us>
> Subject: RE: Debbie's policy.....
>
> Me, too! Linda
> > ----------
> > From: Alix E. Peshette[SMTP:apeshet]
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 1998 1:14 AM
> > To: artsednet.edu
> > Subject: Re: Debbie's policy.....
> >
> > > Date: Mon, 23 Feb 1998 21:54:35 -0700
> > > To: artsednet.edu
> > > From: bkramer.us (Bunki Kramer)
> > > Subject: Debbie's policy.....
> >
> >
> > Hi Debbie,
> > I would like to add on a little here. I also do the parent/student
> > signature on the rules routine. I also, periodically, put in a column
> >
> > about my program (art or social studies) in the P.T.A. newsletter of
> > my school (which is mailed home, so ya know parents get it.) I use
> > an upbeat tone, but I re-acquaint everyone with the rules. I also
> > feel that after one-half of the school year gone, at this point
> > students KNOW what is acceptable behavior and what is not. I
> > shouldn't even have to give warnings at this point!! Periodically, I
> > have to stop being the Nice Teacher and go into the Kick Butt mode of
> > behavior modification. Students who have been 'pushing the envelope'
> > are the first to experience the KB mode.
> >
> > -Alix Peshette
> > Emerson Junior High School
> > Davis, CA
> >
> >
> >
> > > ....I send home a letter at the first of each school year explaining
> > > >this but every year I have parents complain.
> > >
> > > .....................
> > > Hi, Debbie....There's a way around this. At the first of the
> > semester, I
> > > send a policy sheet home explaining my grading scale, deadlines,
> > losing
> > > pts. for unexcused tardies, blah, blah....and at the bottom of the
> > sheet I
> > > make a return section which has to be signed by the parent and
> > returned to
> > > me via the student. Kids get 5 pts. if they return it the next day,
> > 4th the
> > > next, etc. I KEEP them in a drawer for just such an occasion as you
> > > mentioned. If a parent complains later, I just pull out their signed
> > > signature and it shuts them right up! I haven't had a one argue with
> > me
> > > after seeing their "John Henry" in my hot little
> > > hand. I keep these signature slips for about a month after the
> > grades are
> > > mailed out for any such problem like this that might appear. It's
> > > called..."CYA".
> > >
> > > Toodles....
> > >
> > > Bunki Kramer
> > > Los Cerros Middle School
> > > 968 Blemer Rd.
> > > Danville, California 94526
> > > bkramer.ca.us
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 10:57:05 EST
> From: Maahmaah
> Subject: Re: San D's Style
>
> In a message dated 98-02-24 10:50:35 EST, apeshet writes:
>
> << Hi San D,
>
> I have to tell you, I just love your treasure box!! What style and
> presentation!!! I have always felt your flair for life through your
> postings. It was great fun to see your picture and then open your
> wonderful portfolio of activities and ideas! Go, Girl!
> >>
>
> okay......I missed something good here, didn't I?
>
> - -Lee
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 12:10:56 -0500
> From: (Mark Alexander) mamjam
> Subject: Re: San D's Style
>
> Alix and San D,
>
> Fill us in, please! We like treasures, too!
>
> Mark
>
> At 1:16 AM 2/24/98, Alix E. Peshette wrote:
> >Hi San D,
> >
> >I have to tell you, I just love your treasure box!! What style and
> >presentation!!! I have always felt your flair for life through your
> >postings. It was great fun to see your picture and then open your
> >wonderful portfolio of activities and ideas! Go, Girl!
> >
> >-Alix Peshette
> >Emerson Junior High School
> >Davis, CA
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 12:53:16 -0500
> From: "Geri Iannaconi" <moms_taxi>
> Subject: Fw: (Fwd) Grownup Children (fwd)
>
> This has been bouncing around the web. from the Conversation here I think
> you all deserve this email my daughter forwarded to me. You're all very
> worthy of this membership.
>
> Geri Iannaconi
> New Jersey PTA
> Arts in Education Chairman
>
> - -----Original Message-----
> From: Jennifer L Iannaconi <jliF93>
> To: Geri Iannaconi <moms_taxi>
> Date: Friday, November 21, 1997 11:56 AM
> Subject: (Fwd) Grownup Children (fwd)
>
> >>I got this from yet another of the humour lists that I am on so it
> >lookslike if it is copywrited material then there is almost no way to
> >track down who originally wrote it. I included the envelope
> >information so that you can see which list it came from and if you
> >want to you can contact the person who sent it to this list to see
> >where they got it.
> >
> >------- Forwarded Message Follows -------
> >From: cottage
> >To: "Adult Humor List"<cottage>,
> > "General Humor List"<cottage>
> >Date: Fri, 21 Nov 1997 07:28:30 -0500
> >Subject: Grownup Children
> >Reply-to: daily-humor
> >Priority: normal
> >
> >This is from Smrtm
> >Via: BaddTeddy
> >
> >------------------------------------------
> > YOU NOW BELONG TO
> > THE SOCIETY OF CHILDLIKE GROWNUPS
> >
> > AND ARE HEREBY ENTITLED TO:
> >
> > Walk in the rain,
> > JUMP in mud puddles,
> > collect rainbows,
> > smell flowers,
> > Blow bubbles, ooOoO
> > stop along the way,
> > build sandcastles,
> > watch the moon and stars come out,
> >
> > Say HELLO to everyone,
> > go barefoot,
> > go on adventures,
> > Sing in the shower,
> >
> > Have a Merry heart ,
> > read children's books,
> > Act silly,
> > take bubble baths,
> > get new sneakers,
> > hold hands & hug & kiss,
> > dance,
> >
> > Fly Kites,
> > laugh out loud and cry out loud,
> > wander around,
> > wonder (???) about stuff,
> > Feel SCARED & sad ;-( & MAD & Happy,
> >
> > Give up worry & guilt & shame,
> > stay innocent,
> > say yes and no and the magic words,
> > ask lots of questions,
> >
> > Ride bicycles,
> > draw and paint and color,
> > see things differently,
> > fall down and get up again,
> >
> > Talk with animals,
> > look at the sky,
> > trust the universe,
> > STAY UP LATE,
> >
> > Climb trees,
> > take naps,
> > do nothing,
> > daydream,
> >
> > Play with toys,
> > play under the covers,
> > have pillow fights,
> > learn new stuff,
> >
> > get excited about EVERYTHING,
> > be a clown,
> > listen to music,
> > find out how things work,
> >
> > Make up new rules,
> > tell stories,
> > save the world,
> > make friends,
> >
> > and do anything that brings more:
> >
> > happiness, celebration, relaxation,
> > communication, health, love, joy,
> > creativity, pleasure, abundance,
> > grace, self-esteem, courage,
> > balance, spontaneity, passion, peace,
> > beauty, and
> > life energy to all humans and beings of this planet.
> >
> > FURTHERMORE, the above named member is officially authorized to
> >frequent amusement parks, beaches, meadows, mountaintops, swimming pools,
> >forests, playgrounds, picnic areas, summer areas, summer camps, birthday
> >parties, circuses, bakeries, ice cream parlors, theaters, aquariums, zoos,
> >museums, planetariums, toy stores, festivals and other places where
> children
> >of all ages gather to play AND
> > is encouraged to always remember
> >
> > the motto of
> > THE SOCIETY OF CHILDLIKE GROWNUPS:
> >
> > IT'S NEVER TOO LATE
> > TO HAVE A HAPPY CHILDHOOD,
> > AND TO MAKE SURE THAT OTHERS DO
> > TOO
> >
> >To receive Joke of the Day, please email BaddTeddy
> >
> >-----------------------------------------------------
> >
> >
> >
> >**************************************************
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> ------------------------------
>
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