> I found this list and was grateful (to say the least!) to find a
> group of caring individuals who could help me on my journey to becoming the
> best art teacher I can be.
> This list has its pulse on the world. We are a diverse group of thinking
> caring adults.
> 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.
> 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?
Thank you for your wise words and for reminding us that we must first be the
first to "stretch and reach."
You suggested that you used this list so you could become the best art teacher
you can. I think you are pretty amazing now.