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Re: Question from a lurker about art teaching


Date: Mon Mar 18 2002 - 13:52:49 PST

In a message dated 3/18/02 2:59:26 PM Central Standard Time, writes:

<< One thing I didn't have in my studies is the Visual and Performing Arts
 Standards (maybe you covered them in your studies). You will find that most
 curriculum is based around these standards. And you will find it very hard
 include all of the standards into your instruction time. I feel that this is
 the most challenging aspect of teaching art in K-12.
 Good Luck
 Cherie >>
Thank you very much for taking the time to answer my question.
Interestingly, I've had two other teachers tell me something similar. I'll
be student teaching next spring and I want to be as prepared as possible
(knowing that first hand experience is usually the best teacher). Thanks