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Re: Writing in the art room-art in the classroom?

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ARTNSOUL12_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Sun Oct 22 2000 - 08:05:18 PDT


In a message dated 10/22/00 10:12:40 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
aheinema@postbox.acs.ohio-state.edu writes:

<< I would like to know
where the physical education teachers figure into this writing equation.
It seems a double standard that music and art teachers are expected to
justify their subject's existence in the curriculum by tying all we do to a
core subject. I have yet to see any writing and reading activity going on
in a physical education class. >>

Great point! I'm going to ask our gym teacher for Phys Ed's New York State
Standards. I'm curious as to whether this tying in to core subjects is part
of their standards, and if so how.
Susan on Long Island, where many art teachers have said that in their next
life they are coming back as gym teachers!