I teach Middle School, and feel contests are usually inappropriate for the
age group. I post them on the bulletin board--when I remember, under the
title "calls for posters." Sometimes I mention the contests, but more
often than not, I simply tell them they may want to check the postings.
I do mention, however, that I am opposed to most competition in art for
On Thu, 13 Mar 1997, Melissa Enderle wrote:
> Art contests or poster contests- they're everywhere! I don't think a week > passes by without at least one poster contest in my school mailbox. If a > person did even a small portion of them, a significant portion of the > school year would be spent doing the contests. > I'd like to know some of your feelings about the contests and how you > have dealt with them. > > Melissa Enderle > Melissaenderle > >