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RE: Integrating Art History


From: cen_aca_dp (cen_aca_dp_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Oct 11 2004 - 07:18:51 PDT

I teach elementary. Pre-K through Fifth. The other teacher has sixth through
twelfth. Very small district. :)

Denise Pannell
Defiance, OH

Do you teach elementary or secondary?

>From: cen_aca_dp <>
>Reply-To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
>To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
>Subject: RE: Integrating Art History
>Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2004 00:41:00 -0400
>I integrate Art History whenever possible because the secondary teacher at my
>district does not do any! So, after fifth grade, they get no exposure to
>artists unless it is independently. I asked him once, why he didn't teach art
>history and he said he didn't think they needed to learn about artists to
>learn how to draw or paint. I was dumbfounded! He is strictly a "process"
>teacher. This is why most of my lesson ideas posted to the list include art
>history of some sort, whether it be videos, video mainstreaming from the net,
>books, visuals, or music.
>Denise Pannell
>Defiance, OH