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Re: One-Point Perspective Site plus bad teaching experience...

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lindacharlie (lindacharlie)
Mon, 26 Jul 1999 08:47:53 -0500

the research i'm talking about might very well answer your question,
Bunki. supposedly, there is a developmental window around 5th grade
which is the optimum time to get that "aha!" - the concept of lines
converging at a vanishing pt point - across. 6th grade is too late and
4th is too early, according to what i heard years ago from a doctoral
student in art ed. maybe someone out there in cyberspace knows about
this research. anyone????
linda in mich

Bunki Kramer wrote:
> Bad teaching experience....
> I teach mid. school 6-7-8 and due to time limits, tend to teach 1-pt.
> persp. in ART I which is primarily 7th with a few 8ths thrown into the pot.
> I... notice 3 or 4 students who
> never seem to get the entire package after drawing boxes/shapes and then
> putting it into practice. It doesn't seem to have much to do with drawing
> ability ...
> perspective might possibly be more of a left brain function than other art
> techniques.....
> Bunki Kramer - Los Cerros Middle School
> 968 Blemer Rd., Danville, California 94526
> >....and speaking of linear perspective, does>anyone know about the
> >research i've only heard about that indicates 5th>grade as the
> >developmental window for teaching it???.......>......the 5s were>more
> >successful than the 6s and the boys more so than the girls. so,>what's
> >that all about? ...... I'd still like to know about that research though,
> >if>anyone's heard of it.>linda in michigan
> ****************