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From: Diane C. Gregory (dianegregory_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Jun 29 2006 - 04:35:36 PDT


you got through!

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Diane
Quoting patartsy3 <patartsy3@cox.net>:
>  I too am testing. Have not been able to get through.
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> From: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group digest
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> Date: 6/29/2006 3:27:19 AM
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> To: teacherartexchange digest recipients
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> Subject: teacherartexchange digest: June 28, 2006
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> TEACHERARTEXCHANGE Digest for Wednesday, June 28, 2006.
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> 1. Tips for new teachers (Motivation, Multiple needs)
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> 2. Art history and geography
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> 3. Duhushu artist?
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> 4. Kimberly Butts - Artsonia Presentation - feedback needed
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> 5. Testing ability to post
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> 6. Presenting at the 2006 Illinois Art Education Assoc. Conference
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> 7. Large Format Digital Printing
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> 8. Re: Duhushu artist?
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> 9. Austin Art Teacher fired over photos
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> 10. Re: Austin Art Teacher fired over photos
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> 11. RE: Austin Art Teacher fired over photos
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> 12. Re: Austin Art Teacher fired over photos
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> 13. Re: Austin Art Teacher fired over photos
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> 14. Re: Austin Art Teacher fired over photos
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> 15. Re:teaching advertising to junior high
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> Subject: Tips for new teachers (Motivation, Multiple needs)
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> From: "Judy Decker" <judy.decker@gmail.com>
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> Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 08:18:23 -0400
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> X-Message-Number: 1
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> Dear Art Educators,
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>
>
> These resources were listed in River Deep Newsletter- while not art
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> Specific, techniques/strategies can be adapted to an art program.
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>
>
> Meeting Multiple Needs:
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> http://www.inspiringteachers.com/articles/curriculum/multiple_needs.html
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> Tips for Meeting Multiple Needs:
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> http://www.inspiringteachers.com/tips/curriculum/multiple_needs.html
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>
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> Is my Classroom Motivating?
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> http://www.inspiringteachers.com/tips/curriculum/motivating.html
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> Strategies for Empowering Students:
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> http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/ce/strat-index.html
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> Activities can be tweaked to involve art projects.
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>
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> Guide to Moral Decision Making:
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> http://www.ethicsweb.ca/guide/
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>
>
> Riverdeep Classroom Flyer is a free educational email newsletter
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> Provided by Riverdeep. You can subscribe HERE:
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> http://rivapprod2.riverdeep.net/pls/portal/url/page/RVDP_CF/CFSC
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> I signed up to receive them each day. The one that has more arts and
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> Crafts is Friday.
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> Regards,
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>
>
> Judy Decker
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> Incredible Art Department
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> http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/
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> Incredible Art Resources
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> http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/lessons/middle/
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> Subject: art history and geography
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> From: Peri Raygor-Yanez <perigraphics@earthlink.net>
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> Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 05:59:26 -0700
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> X-Message-Number: 2
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>
> http://www.marcopolosearch.org/MPSearch/Search_Results.asp?
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> Orgn_id=4&log_type=1&hdnFilter=+AND+%28%7Bsubject_arts%241%7D%
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> 29&hdnPerPage=15&txtSearchFor=art+history&selUsing=all
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>
> Check out the website at National Geographic Lessons. I think you
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> Will be amazed.
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>
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> Peri
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> Subject: Duhushu artist?
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> From: Peri Raygor-Yanez <perigraphics@earthlink.net>
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> Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 06:07:06 -0700
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> X-Message-Number: 3
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> http://www.asiasource.org/news/special_reports/japanesedevils.cfm
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> http://www.artelino.com/articles/japanese_war_prints.asp
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> The top site has to do with a film about Japanese soldiers.
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> The second site is about ukiyo-e wood-cut prints of Sino-Japanese war
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> Of 1894-1895 and the Russo-Japanese war of 1904-1905 are usually
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> Called War Prints by collectors. What you wrote sounds Japanese.
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> Maybe this can be a starting point for a search.
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> Peri
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> Subject: Kimberly Butts - Artsonia Presentation - feedback needed
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> From: "Judy Decker" <judy.decker@gmail.com>
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> Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 09:24:31 -0400
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> X-Message-Number: 4
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>
> Dear Teacher Art Exchange Members,
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>
>
> Kimberly is unable to get her post to come through. She will be doing
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> A presentation on Artsonia at the Illinois Art Ed Conference.
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>
>
> From Kimberly
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>
>
> Hello everyone,
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>
>
> I just got notice that my presentation proposal for the 2006 IAEA
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> Conference was accepted! I'm very excited but also very nervous. I
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> Have never presented at a conference before.
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>
>
> My presentation is all about the Artsonia and its many advantages. If
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> Any of you have suggestions on presenting at conferences I would love
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> To hear from you. I could also use some suggestions, comments, tips
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> And tricks, etc. From all you Artsonia teachers. I know you're out
>
> There; what positive feedback have you gotten for your participation
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> In Artsonia. Do you have any suggestions for what I should include in
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> my presentation. Maybe you have the best/fastest way to go about
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> publishing work to Artsonia, getting others to help out with the
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> program or getting the word out about your Artsonia gallery. I would
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> greatly appreciate you sharing any of those or others.
>
>
>
> Well, I had better get to work. Wish me luck on my first-ever
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> conference presentation.
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>
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Kimberly Butts
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> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
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>
>
>
> If anyone has suggestions for Kimberly, you may post to the list - or
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> contact her off list at kimberly_hutts at yahoo.com. If you post to
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> the list, please remove my email address from your post.
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>
>
> Judy Decker
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>
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>
>
> Subject: testing ability to post
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> From: Kimberly Hutts <kimberly_hutts@yahoo.com>
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> Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 08:54:13 -0700 (PDT)
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> X-Message-Number: 5
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>
>
> This is just a test to see if I am able to post to the list.
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>
>
> Kimberly
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> Subject: Presenting at the 2006 Illinois Art Education Assoc. Conference
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> From: Kimberly Hutts <kimberly_hutts@yahoo.com>
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> Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 08:59:41 -0700 (PDT)
>
> X-Message-Number: 6
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>
>
> Hello everyone,
>
>
>
> I just got notice that my presentation proposal for the 2006 IAEA conference
> was accepted! I'm very excited but also very nervous. I have never presented
> at a conference before.
>
>
>
> My presentation is all about the Artsonia and its many advantages. If any of
> you have suggestions on presenting at conferences I would love to hear from
> you. I could also use some suggestions, comments, tips and tricks, etc. from
> all you Artsonia teachers. I know you're out there; what positive feedback
> have you gotten for your participation in Artsonia. Do you have any
> suggestions for what I should include in my presentation. Maybe you have the
> best/fastest way to go about publishing work to Artsonia, getting others to
> help out with the program or getting the word out about your Artsonia
> gallery. I would greatly appreciate you sharing any of those or others.
>
>
>
> Well, I had better get to work. Wish me luck on my first-ever conference
> presentation.
>
>
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Kimberly Butts
>
>
>
>
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
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>
>
> Subject: Large Format Digital Printing
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> From: Peri Raygor-Yanez <perigraphics@earthlink.net>
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> Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 09:13:53 -0700
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> X-Message-Number: 7
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>
> Harold,
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> Thanks for sharing what you are learning at the tech show. Wish I
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> was there. The websites are just what I've been looking for to take
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> digital photo to a multimedia art experience. Keep up the great reports!
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>
>
> Peri
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>
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> Subject: Re: Duhushu artist?
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> From: Mark & Bridget Nowlin <bluetroll@earthlink.net>
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> Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 09:30:40 -0700
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> X-Message-Number: 8
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> Beth,
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>
> Yes! His name is Do-Ho Suh and he is a South Korean artist active in
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> Germany and the US. He was in the 2001 Venice Bienale representing
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> Korea and is in Art 21 Season 2. There was an AMAZING exhibition of
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> his work at the Seattle Art Museum - you can find info at
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> http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/exhibit/exhibitDetail.asp?
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> WHEN=PAST&eventID=2917
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> Also, there is a lot of information on him when you Google his name.
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> His work uses a variety of media including dog tags, small army men
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> (holding up a thick pierce of plexi you can walk) on, and silk, among
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> others.
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>
>
> --Bridget
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>
>
> On Jun 28, 2006, at 12:00 AM, TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
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> digest wrote:
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>
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> > Subject: Duhushu artist?
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> > From: Elizabeth Heisey <elizhiz@yahoo.com>
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> > Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2006 03:54:40 -0700 (PDT)
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> > X-Message-Number: 2
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> >
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> > Does anyone know of an Asian artist who works with
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> > army men called Duhushu? I am sure that is not the
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> > correct spelling, because I have tried several
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> > searches. Apparently this artist is popular with
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> > students. Thanks.
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> > Beth
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>
> Subject: Austin Art Teacher fired over photos
>
> From: chris massingill <chris_massingill@yahoo.com>
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> Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 15:58:48 -0700 (PDT)
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> X-Message-Number: 9
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>
> I saw this on CNN a couple of days ago and I'm
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> surprised that no one is talking about this on this
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> list, so I thought I would bring it to your attention
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> in case you hadn't heard about it.
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> The story is about Tamara Hoover an art teacher in
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> Austin who has been fired over some photos of her that
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> were posted online.
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> Here's a link to the article.
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> http://www.cnn.com/2006/US/06/16/naked.teacher.ap/index.html
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> I'll be interested to hear what you all have to say
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> about this. I'm a first year teacher and I have some
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> gender based work that isn't appropriate for my
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> students (elementary level) to see, so I'm curious as
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> to whether or not this is going to be an issue, or has
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> been an issue for other teachers.
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>
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> One thing that I found especially interesting was the
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> "higher moral standard" expected of elementary
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> teachers. Apparently there is a "moral turpitude"
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> clause in the language of the teacher's contracts in
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> Austin that is at the crux of the matter.
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> I wonder if there be as much of an issue if these were
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> photos that she took of someone else, or is it that
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> she's a female teacher and the photos are of her?
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> Just wondering what you thought and if you've ever had
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> problems with your art work conflicting with your role
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> as an art teacher.
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> chris in Central Arkansas
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> Subject: Re: Austin Art Teacher fired over photos
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> From: Betty B <bettycarol_40@sbcglobal.net>
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> Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 17:13:34 -0700 (PDT)
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> X-Message-Number: 10
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> If she were a university art professor it wouldn't be
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> an issue.
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>
>
> --- chris massingill <chris_massingill@yahoo.com>
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> wrote:
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> > I saw this on CNN a couple of days ago and I'm
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> > surprised that no one is talking about this on this
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> > list, so I thought I would bring it to your
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> Subject: RE: Austin Art Teacher fired over photos
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> From: "KPRS2" <kprs2@earthlink.net>
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> Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 20:26:49 -0400
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> X-Message-Number: 11
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> My husband has long laughed at me over these last 30 years because I have
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> minded my p's and q's to the extent that I will not even go into a liquor
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> store and buy liquor lest someone in the community see me coming out with a
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> case of beer for him, since I don't even drink!. I used to teach in the
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> community in which I live (for the last 20 years my job is 12 miles from
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> where I live). I believe that no matter what you may think, you will always
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> be seen as "little suzy's" art teacher. I believe that there are those
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> people who will think I am looney enough by the way I dress, and the way I
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> teach, that anything as innocent as buying a case of beer can make the
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> rounds of the neighborhood to change me into an alcoholic in the cultural
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> game of "telephone". Now fast forward to the art teacher in Austin who had
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> nude pix of herself on the web. My husband and I discussed it. We needed
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> more information. Are these part of an art statement? Are these private
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> photos? Are these revenge photos (i.e. posted by an ex?) If these are part
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> of a larger art statement, is the statement evident, are the photos in
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> context? Did she in fact sign a contract that had a moral stipulation? I
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> would think it would be hard for her to teach after the revelation of the
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> photos, whether art or not, because people (young and old alike) will always
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> be looking at her with xray glasses.
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>
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> just my random thoughts
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> San D
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> Subject: Re: Austin Art Teacher fired over photos
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> From: "Harold Olejarz" <holejarz@gmail.com>
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> Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 20:52:22 -0400
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> X-Message-Number: 12
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>
>
> Chris,
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>
>
> I heard of this too and was thinking of raising the issue.
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>
>
> I don't think she should be fired as long as she did not tell the
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> students that the pictures of her were on line. But this is an example
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> of how people may be putting too much personal info on the web without
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> thinking about who is looking. This case also reflects the direction
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> our country is heading in these days.
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>
>
> There are many college art professors that are doing gender based work
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> and exploring all kinds of sexual imagery. It seems that in college it
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> is OK but not in a K-12 environment. I understand that if K-12
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> students come across "naked pictures of their teacher" it could create
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> quite a stir in a k - 12 situation. One could argue that it interferes
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> with education but teachers do have rights outside of the school
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> environment and those rights should be protected.
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>
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> This case could wind up going to the Supreme Court.
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>
>
>
>
> Harold
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>
>
> Harold Olejarz
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> Blog - digitalharold.blogspot.com
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> Website - www.digitalharold.com
>
>
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>
>
> Subject: Re: Austin Art Teacher fired over photos
>
> From: wendy free <wendypaigefree@yahoo.com>
>
> Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 19:19:42 -0700 (PDT)
>
> X-Message-Number: 13
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>
>
> "back in the day" i had to take "teachers and the
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> law", one of the best courses and best profs i've ever
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> experienced. if this is the full story and she was a
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> truly a good teacher being unfairly persecuted because
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> of her personal, private activities i'd contribute to
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> her defense and simultaneously advise her to flee such
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> a repressive, backwards environment. there are places
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> close to me that still ban books! eeks. i believe
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> one of the cases we studied in class involved an
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> elementary teacher being dismissed because she was
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> visibly pregnant and that, at the time, was considered
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> immoral or something; teachers in that condition were
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> expected to stay home and away from impressionable
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> young minds?!? on the flip side, i acknowledge that
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> *i* live in the real world, and am pretty darned
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> careful about what i share publicly. i guess i love
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> my job more than pretending i have absolute freedom.
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> sad, but true.
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>
>
> worth reading:
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>
>
> http://www.cepionline.org/newsletter/2004-2005/2005_Mar_Public_Trust.html
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> http://education.zdnet.com/?p=156
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> http://www.firstamendmentschools.org/freedoms/case.aspx?id=317
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>
>
> know the law; use common sense!
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>
>
> wendy FREE?
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>
>
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> Subject: Re: Austin Art Teacher fired over photos
>
> From: Mikel Lee <mikellee31@yahoo.com>
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> Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 20:53:29 -0700 (PDT)
>
> X-Message-Number: 14
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>
>
> This issue was talked about pretty extensively on the
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> art education list. The issue developed when she and
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> another art teacher had an arguement over art
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> equipment. The other art teacher was complaining to
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> students and the students told her that if she really
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> wanted to get even with Ms. Hoover that she should
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> tell about the photos online.
>
> The photos were various nude/topless casual
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> shots..some involving her and her girlfriend, who was
>
> also the photographer, together. One was of them
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> together in the tub. They were all posted by the
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> girlfriend. So, the other art teacher had the students
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> show her the photos from her classroom computer and
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> then told the administration about the photos. Ms.
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> Hoover was removed from her classroom and told that
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> she was no longer an efficient teacher- despite being
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> recognized by the school board recently for being an
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> outstanding teacher.
>
>
>
> I think that she was wrong for not thinking more
>
> clearly about public opinion and her position as a
>
> teacher. BUT the what is really getting me here is the
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> other art teacher who viewed the photos and used them
>
> to get even -all with students involved in the
>
> process.
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>
>
> i found all this out by typing in tamara hoover in
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> google and then following the trail from there. it is
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> just a sad story to me from beginning to end. - Mikel
>
>
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> Subject: Re:teaching advertising to junior high
>
> From: "Y.R. Brown" <yrbrownarted@yahoo.com>
>
> Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 23:14:08 -0700 (PDT)
>
> X-Message-Number: 15
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>
>
> I taught a high school graphic design course last year
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> and had the students alter an existing logo for a food
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> product.
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>
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> The students had to research the benefits and
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> disadvantages of the product and use that data and
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> data on the corporation that produced/sold the product
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> to inform their altered logo design.
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>
>
> The result in many cases was a
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> tongue-in-cheek/satirical twist in the re-illustration
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> of the of the logo. One student researched a popular
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> orange soda and found that the consumption of soda can
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> make one bones brittle. The log then took on a
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> brittled, cracking , fissure filled appearance and the
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> color shifted to a more neutral palette.
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>
>
> This was a great lesson and students at the middle
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> school level could pull thi project off.
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>
>
> Y.R. Brown
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>
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