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Re: [teacherartexchange] teachers as artists: Bravo Carol!

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KBENNETT3_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Sun Jul 16 2006 - 21:11:10 PDT


Thank you for saying it better than I did. I have had similar
experience.
Susan in Ohio

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From: Woody Duncan <woodyduncan@comcast.net>
Date: Sunday, July 16, 2006 11:13 pm
Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] teachers as artists: Bravo Carol!
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>
> On Jul 16, 2006, at 8:35 PM, Diane C. Gregory wrote:
>
> > Good for you Carol. I agree with you completely. Very well said.
> > --
> > Diane
> >
> > Quoting Carokarn@aol.com:
> >
> >> I am an art teacher. I am not an artist, but I think I am
> a
> >> far better
> >> teacher than a couple of "real" artists that I took classes
> from
> >> in my
> >> undergraduate days and from some that I have observed teaching.
>
> Two thoughts here:
> Many if not most of the "real artists" who were our teachers in
> collegehad very little if any training in how to teach. It is a
> sad
> situation. I started
> college in 62 and dropped out after 3 semesters. When I got
> serious and
> decided to go back to college I started with classes at a juco. I
> got
> real
> teachers rather than grad students. They were concerned about
teaching
> and motivating their students. Later when I started teaching, I
> encouraged
> my students to take their first two years of college at a juco.
>
> When we observe other teachers who need help we need to do whatever
> we can to help them improve. They can observe us, take workshops, or
> simply talk to them about methods. It's great to be in a
> profession
> where
> we are not in competition with each other. In sports I believe
> it's
> called
> a team.
> Go Team Go!! , Woody
>
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