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Re: elementary to high school

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PrimaryE_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Thu May 09 2002 - 03:59:11 PDT


In a message dated 5/9/02 6:09:11 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
Melissasmi@aol.com writes:

<< ds on the school and your support. Little kids tend to all love
 art...they usually get to come only once a week, etc. I would say of my 100
 students I see a day, 20 wanted to take art, 20 definitely didn't want to
 take art, and 60 don't really care...they thought art was "easy", right
above
 a study hall. They are very surprised I expect them to do work/put forth
 effort for a grade. (So I went from bring the "nice art teacher" in elem.
to
 the "mean art teacher" in HS!) >>

Melissa...Thank you so much for putting my sentiments into words. It's good
to know someone else is feeling like I do. It's kind of like the glass being
half full or half empty. I try to concentrate on the positive energy, even
though it's not always easy.

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