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Lesson Plans

re untegration

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Wed, 16 Oct 1996 13:32:58 -0500 (CDT)

>On Tue, 8 Oct 1996, Norman Melichar wrote:
>>> I find Lynn's comments on intergration interesting, if not a bit narrow.
>>> At the elementary level intergrated art lessons are often the only way we
>>> are able to teach art, and have felt for a long time that intergrated areas
>>> are very appropiate. Many of us at the elem. level do not have "art
>>> teachers" in our buildings. When the Getty people visited our school, lo
>>> and behold, they were looking for art as an intergrated subject, not an
>>> isolated entity. Maybe I'm confused on this issue. It seems artifical to
>>> isolate a subject that is so much a part of our life, everyday. Most
>>> students will never be professional artists, but they will experience art,
>>> be surrounded by art, participate in art, learn to appreciate art, respond
>>> to art, all throughout their intergrated lives!
>>> Norm Melichar

As to the last sentence; and how is this to happen without art instruction?
I'm all for you, Lynn