I teach elementary. Pre-K through Fifth. The other teacher has sixth through
twelfth. Very small district. :)
Do you teach elementary or secondary?
>From: cen_aca_dp <email@example.com>
>Reply-To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <email@example.com>
>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.