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Re: A Really Good Art Teacher

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Scurfield (scurfield)
Tue, 24 Feb 1998 23:24:14 -0600

Ann Wilschke wrote:
> I think a really good art teacher makes their students love art. I spend
> so much time pondering projects etc. as I think we all do. But one of my
> best things this year was a short talk about Wm. Wegman. I had an old
> Scholastic poster and part of a calendar and his new puppy book. So I
> told the kids about him and showed the images in all classes. The next
> day two of my sixth graders came to art and said they had tried to photo
> their pet dog ala Wegman. I have had students come in thrilled when they
> received the puppy book they requested. I was so pleased. I think this
> is what teaching art is all about.
> ANN W.
> On Tue, 24 Feb 1998 wrote:
> > I have to agree entirely with all that has been previously
> > stated by Rachel. However, I feel that there is just a little
> > more to add. Art teachers should be willing to spend extra
> > time with their students outside of school hours helping them
> > improve their work and/or skills. They should definately keep
> > ALL their yogurt containers but they also need to keep ALL
> > their old trinkets like beads or old scraps of material.
> >
> > Above all, the best art teacher has to be a person who enjoys
> > their job to the utmost; including the students and the work
> > that they do.
> >
> > by: Greta Hofmann
> > Robertsville Middle school
> > Oak Ridge, TN
> >
Can you give us the title/ISBN of Wegman's new puppy book? Thanks!

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