Note: To protect the privacy of our members, e-mail addresses have been removed from the archived messages. As a result, some links may be broken.

Lesson Plans

Re: Clip Art for Professionals?

[ Thread ][ Subject ][ Author ][ Date ]
lindacharlie (lindacharlie)
Mon, 26 Jul 1999 18:20:27 -0500

Bob Beeching wrote:
> >From Bob, watching the pines grow here in Yosemite, California...
> Are we missing a point here, Linda?
First of all, I find your tone offensive.
> Many of the posters on this site are elementary school teachers who have
> had little if any visual arts training, and everything they read appears to
> be gospel!
Really? That was never my impression. Most of the people I am acquainted
with on this list are art education specialists who teach art in either
elementary or secondary schools. Now, having taught in elementary
schools for quite a few years, I do know many elementary generalists.
I'm trying to think of any who take everything they read for
gospel....hmmmm. Nope. I'm having a hard time with that one. I don't
think the ones I know would even have time to read the posts on this
list, especially those really long ones. Oh, well. Perhaps we'll hear
from some of them.
> Those of us who deal everyday with visual arts training, are appalled by
> the poor quality of American children's art in general. We are attempting to
> correct this problem.
In addition to being pedantic, it is presumptuous of you to speak for
those of us, including myself, who deal every day with visual arts
training, and against the quality of American children's art in general.
> And besides, it's healthy to question one's motives once in awhile,
> don't you thing?
Questioning one's own motives is always a good idea. Perhaps you'll do