In a message dated 10/5/2004 12:48:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, Marvin Bartel <email@example.com> writes:
>I show no examples, but I have students practice on clay scrap before
>doing it on the projects. For ideas, they make sketches and make
>lists about themselves. We study cultures as a follow up after they
>have fired some work. Our work is to express our selves and our
>culture just as their work expresses themselves their culture.
This is such a great comment! It flips the schedule of teaching upside down in such a great way. Students look with interest on historic examples of media they have already spent time using. I know that this works.