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Re: artsednet-digest V2 #1172

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Ckart (ckupcin)
Tue, 19 Jan 1999 19:59:45 -0600


>Hi Mary Pat:
>
>>I disagree!
>Disagreeing is a neat part of this list serve -- we all have opinions :)
>
>>It would not bother me if any teacher asked me to try to
>>integrate my Art curriculum with what is being taught presently in class.
>
>And it doesn't bother me either. I frequently integrate art and classroom
>topics. However, if you reread Stephanie's post (geometry and art again),
>it seemed like this particular classroom teacher's primary concern was
>teaching to a test and determining what aspect of art (mapping) would
>"fit" into her (the classroom teacher's) needs. At least that's the way I
>read it, and it bothered me that the teacher would determine the what and
>how of the art specialist's teaching time.
>
>> Please, be thankful you are getting some input from the teacher that has
>>those students almost all day, everyday.
>
>You're right, and I AM thankful when students and teachers see the
>correlation of art to reading, math, science, etc. I'm even more thankful
>when teachers respect my curriculum and let me decide the best route to
>take when integrating topics.
>
>Truly, thank you for sharing your thoughts.
>
>Cheryl
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