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Re: Teaching art in a Catholic school


From: The Austin's (whest177_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Jul 07 2002 - 13:43:23 PDT

I have a friend that teaches in a religous school (don't know which religion
tho). She has to tie every art lesson to scripture. If you are knowledgable
at all about the scriptures then this wouldn't be too difficult.

> I recently accepted a position to teach art at a
> Catholic school starting next year. However, having
> only just finished my first year in the profession, I
> have very little knowledge about how different this
> will be from teaching in a public school. I know that
> the pay isn't as good and that the rules about
> religion in the classroom are different, but what else
> should I expect? I also know very little about the
> Catholic religion. I am planning to do a little
> research on that before school starts. What I am
> really looking forward to is fewer discipline
> problems. My first year was pretty tough. I would
> greatly appreciate any help that you could offer.