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Re: [teacherartexchange] Touching up Elementary Projects??

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From: Woody Duncan (woodyduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Oct 25 2006 - 06:52:01 PDT


On Oct 25, 2006, at 7:36 AM, Shannon McGraw wrote:

> Sorry, but I disagree. When I've got a room full of kids, and someone
> needs a LITTLE help correcting something, I don't think there's
> anything
> wrong with showing them a correction. Shoot...if you're learning to
> play tennis, or bowling..the teacher will take your hand and correct
> you....show you, not just talk you through it... I won't draw a whole
> 'this or that' for them, but a small correction isn't going to ruin
> their self-confidence...any more than an English teacher marking a
> paper
> in 'red ink' with a suggestion ruins their confidence. It just
> furthers
> them on the right road.
> That's my opinion.
> Shannon

As with my wife on certain political issues, we will have to agree to
disagree
on this one. Of course my wife is wrong as are you, but I choose not
to fight
over the issue.
                                        Woody

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