>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