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Re: Art tests

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EVasso
Sat, 21 Nov 1998 09:13:34 EST


Dear Sandra:

You wrote:

<<We don't teach Art just to give kids wonderful
creative experiences -- we expect them to learn something as well. The
best way to see if they've learned it is to design interesting problems
for them to solve -- which is really a type of test.>>

I'm confused by the way you pose the two alternatives: a wonderful creative
experience on the one hand, learning something on the other. I always thought
that the best way to see if my students had learned something was to see if
THEY could design interesting problems to solve -- which is really their art.
Was I wrong?

Fred
Chicago