In a message dated 3/11/2005 12:37:48 PM Eastern Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
>What is the thinking on using exemplars or examples when doing a project
>with students. I am teaching high school level, really my first year, and
>I'm not sure whether I should be showing examples when I am asking them to
>do their own creative thinking - either from a historical approach or other
>student examples. >>
Marvin Bartel, of this list, has posted some thoughtful and insightful comments on just this topic in the past. I hope he will chime in here as he says it better than anyone.