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Re: methods for secondary museum ed.

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Derek Parsons (dcparson.us)
Wed, 17 Jan 1996 22:23:42 -0800


Derek Parsons wrote:
>
> JmcFlow3 wrote:
> >
> > I work alot on my own work...to the point where the strupple of teaching and
> > working in my studio compete...I have just started teaching in a high school
> > and I thought that would be more beneficial then in the elementary level. I
> > taught 1-5 for 8 years..I brought in my work...the elementary students
> > responded better than the high school students...it was as if a teacher could
> > not also be an artist....my work is very post- modern, appropriated images
> > from old text books juxtaposed with / and layered on top of other
> > subjects....images that are intended for the viewer to have do some
> > thinking....I was surprised by what my students reactions were....It is a
> > struggle that teachers will always have to fight for...our repretation.....
> > jenJen,
>
> Do you fine working with High School students more of a struggle
> than Elementary due to the amout of attention they seem to give to you as
> a teacher or to the response to the materials used. I am an Elementary
> Art Teacher and I want to switch to High School. I went to a private
> school call The Washington Waldorf School for the first 7 grades and
> don't feel a conection to the Elementary experise that my kids are
> having. I feel disconnected. Like I didn't go through this sort of
> educational process so I don't know what to connect with. I do for High
> School. I know they can be a little distant. I also coach rowing at a
> local high school. I would be interested I some of your thoughts. Thanx
>
> Derek Parsons
> Belle View Elementary