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Re: demystifying

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The Austin's (whest177)
Thu, 21 Oct 1999 22:34:47 -0500


----- Original Message -----
From: <MPBC90>
To: <artsednet.edu>
Sent: Thursday, October 21, 1999 9:10 PM
Subject: Re: demystifying

> In a message dated 10/21/99 2:09:36 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> owner-artsednet-digest.edu writes:
>
> << I find that they do not want to think. When offered a project that
> > demands
> > some input from their creative, or even just mnemonic powers, they
> > seem
> > baffled. Education in schools is too rote, creative thinking is not
> > encouraged.
> > Artie >>
>
> It seems like I need to take at least 10 minutes to answer "any
questions?"
> folling instructions, but most of the questions are "Can I do...?" and it
is
> really a brainstorming session. My answer to all these "Can I's" is YES,
> YES, YES! Try it! Do It! Sure! They seem so afraid to be simply
creative!
> Too much concern with the right answer? I don't think so. Fear of
creative
> approaches. Going out on a limb. Doing something unique. Expressing
> themselves. Everyone wants to "fit in."
> MP

My standard response to "Can I ..." is "I don't know, can you? I'd love to
see you try it!"
~Michal