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Re: Thought provokers, conversation jarr-ers and such

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From: The Austin's (whest177_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Nov 27 2000 - 18:57:28 PST


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I often take art quotes and ask my high school students to write a =
reflection on what they think the artist meant. Then they get in small =
groups and share their answers - I always find it fascinating when two =
kids come up with complete opposite ideas and start debating without any =
prompting.
~Michal
whest177@wheatstate.com
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Sent: Monday, November 27, 2000 5:50 PM
Subject: Thought provokers, conversation jarr-ers and such

I would love to start each of my college classes with a question that =
is one=20
the board. Something to get them cranking their brains out and =
considering=20
what they think (and why).=20
Is there a site anywhere (loaded question) for such or do any of you =
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favorites you could provide? I am open for all topics, but is is =
lovely if=20
they tie-in to art. Ye hah=20
Alice Ann in Bowling Green.=20

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<DIV><BR></DIV><FONT size=3D2>I would love to start each of my college =
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with a question that is one <BR>the board. Something to get them =
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their brains out and considering <BR>what they think (and why). <BR>Is =
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site anywhere (loaded question) for such or do any of you have =
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