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Re: [teacherartexchange] WSJ Article


From: Gayle Parent (gayleparent_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Jul 01 2010 - 07:37:24 PDT

Well, first, I think I would have to say that I see no more
divisiveness among art teachers than any other teachers, having been
both. I just think we all have a position (or perspective) on all
sorts of things, and that's normal and healthy.
Personally, I love what you said Woody, about teaching students to be
open-minded and accepting. Word for word I agree with you. But I
also like Barb's ideas about art and what should be required of the
students, and I don't see them as mutually exclusive, unless I have
misunderstood Barb.
I'm assuming also that "indoctrinating" the students with your
leftist views was humor, based on the belief that everyone should be
open-minded and accepting.

On Jun 30, 2010, at 9:39 PM, Woody Duncan wrote:

> There is a great discussion going on here. Hopefully others will
> join in on this topic
> so we can get a variety of perspectives on the inclusion of social
> and political content
> in some art lessons.
> Woody
> On Jun 30, 2010, at 7:21 PM, Barbara Marder wrote:
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