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Lesson Plans

Re: exposure

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ricki fromkin (fromkinr)
Thu, 03 Jun 1999 03:02:00 -0400

Jackie Aust Billingsley wrote:
> Hey guys,
> I am in a deep discussion with a fellow art teacher. I would very much
> like to see our advanced art program grow. It is my believe that
> exposing Art I students to many techniques is one answer, with the
> knowledge that you can expand your student of these techniques in
> advanced courses. This all came about by having my students experiment
> with doing acrylic or oil paintings. The more experienced teacher, in
> years, really fussed because I did not save that for advanced students.
> I am basing my decision on past experience from another district. I got
> students interested in level one, and then they wanted to enroll in
> level two and so on based on the experience at an early level. This is
> only one area we disagree. I think back also that many of our students
> have been exposed to the basic in junior high and are somewhat board in
> high school entry level. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated
> Jackie

I happen to agree. I think beginning students should be exposed to all
types of materials, and at an advanced level they will be able to learn
to manipulate them to their best advantage.

Ricki in NJ