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Re: Management systems / "Penn and Teller"


From: The Violas (NVIOLA_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Nov 28 2002 - 10:59:09 PST

Woody ,

agreed. Managing content is of utmost importance. I do run into
disagreements with the proff. in terms of what may be appropriate. I will
usually err on the side of being conservative.

Nancy v.

----- Original Message -----
From: Woody Duncan <>
To: ArtsEdNet Talk <>
Sent: Thursday, November 28, 2002 7:15 AM
Subject: Re: Management systems / "Penn and Teller"

> We need to think about the management of our content too.
> What we present is of utmost importance. We must manage
> our content as well as our materials.
> I'm going to adapt an idea from "Penn and Teller".
> Penn says, the only presentations worth attending are
> those that: increase your vocabulary, tell you something
> about history and also tell you about the heart of the
> presenter. There is much truth in what Penn says,
> of course Teller is silent as always. I plan to adopt
> their philosophy into my classroom and my workshops.
> Woody in KC
> The Violas wrote:
> >
> > Michal & others,
> >
> > thank you for your support. It is really hard to come up with a
> > plan for an imaginary room. I would image that there could be any number
> > art room scenarios. From what I hear, at least the cart is gone. The
> > training that I am getting seems cutting edge. Not only is art
important, it
> > is imperative! We have done exercises in developing interdisciplinary
> > and developing curriculum centered around.........(drum roll please) A
> > cultural Exemplar! Yes! Art as the center. It ties things together.
> > meaning and purpose....When connected with a big idea, contemporary
> >'s relavent! Authentic! Dreaming, yes I know. But if we are
> > advocates, who will be??
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