Wendy wrote (and I agree) snippets:
>one of the (many) things i love about being in this group is that over time
>i feel like i have had the pleasure of getting to know some of the people
>here, that i am interacting with friends. i feel this way due to the
>personality-revealing nature of lots of the posts.
>if it is pure academics or dry, impersonal info we are after, there are
>tons of sources out there for it - naea has about a zillion publications on
>anything and everything, and the nontalk part of artsednet also has a
>plethora of stuff, for a start.
>i can't begin to describe how much, as a lone art teacher, i have enjoyed
>and gained from being able to express my thoughts and opinions and
>questions and from hearing others' on this list
One of the reasons that I enjoy being on this list, is that I get the
opportunity to participate in discussions with other art educators.
Sometimes I feel so isolated being the only art specialist in my school and
this list helps me feel connected. I like how we discuss a variety of
issues. I think it's rather closed minded to suggest that we should censor
our topics. After all, I just delete messages once I see that they don't