just 2 cents worth here, but as an art teacher in tennessee with major budget
cuts about to happen, and teachers in other areas so innundated with "other
stuff", i think they, not being trained to teach art or even artistically
inclined, might get a real boost from a one time make-take. Just make it
something they could use (in their classroom). Show them, as only art people
can, that art is in every aspect of life and learning and that students who
don't always succeed in the rigid structure of math, science and literature
can find a way to express themselves beautifully. Remember, art came first as
a means to communicate (what, we don't really know) and art will be here when
all this "get the scores up" rigamarole(sp?) is over. Communication is the
key element for surviving and existing.
okay, maybe that was a quarters worth...
vicki in tn.