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Re: It is time for me to go

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From: Sally & Mike Engle (salnmike_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Sep 21 2001 - 20:39:58 PDT


Aw shucks, Ma'am,
T'weren't nothin'.
Actually, I'm glad I got your message right. I had this fear as I clicked it
off to send - "What if I DIDN'T get it. :-)
Peace,
Sally^.^
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bunki Kramer" <bkramer@srvusd.k12.ca.us>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <artsednet@lists.getty.edu>
Sent: Friday, September 21, 2001 7:58 PM
Subject: Re: It is time for me to go

> from: Bunki Kramer (bkramer@srvusd.k12.ca.us)
> Los Cerros Middle School
> 968 Blemer Road
> Danville, CA 94526
> art webpage - http://ww2.lcms.srvusd.k12.ca.us/faculty/faculty.html
> *******************************************************************
> >.....The Nostradamus postings are a good example. The point
> > wasn't that we should or shouldn't take the word of a source as gospel.
The
> > point I was seeing is that it's not enough to rely on someone else to be
> > accurate - we need to explore things for ourselves. We need to
investigate,
> > explore, and all the while keep our minds open to things we know little
or
> > nothing about.
>
> Oh, Sally! I think I have fallen in love with you...er..or at least your
> words! You have said what I have tried to say in many words and you did it
> ALL in one paragraph. Absolutely perfect!!!! Toodles....Bunki
>
> > Now, how does this apply to teaching art? We are in the process of
training
> > young minds to stretch and reach for ideas that no one else has thought
of.
> > We are trying to train these young people to see that world from many
points
> > of view. How can we do that for them if we can't do that for ourselves?
> > We're trying to teach those in our charge that the world can be
expressed
> > through art. To do that, we have to have a forum to express ourselves.
> > I'm going to keep right on reading. I may not always agree. I may agree
> > wholeheartedly. But I listen and am glad that here is a place where we
can
> > be heard and where others can respond to the hurt, the joy, to life. So
for
> > me - keep venting, keep up the humor, keep up the postings little and
small
> > that make us all stop and think. If it's something I don't want to
read,
> > I'll delete it. The bottom line is - I need to think. If I can't think,
I
> > can't teach. If I can't see other points of view, I can't convince my
> > students to do the same.
> > And after all - I'm a teacher.
> > My two cents (times 20)
> > Sally^.^
>
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