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Re: totem poles/mike

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From: Marvin Bartel (marvinpb_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Sep 16 2002 - 07:36:03 PDT


This is a web page where I attempt to discuss this issue and provide what I
feel is a culturally sensitive way of studying the culture of others.

http://www.goshen.edu/art/ed/multiculturalart.html

Marvin

At 06:50 PM 9/13/02 EDT, you wrote:
>Hello,
>As a new teacher I would really like to hear what the criticism was you
>received on your totem pole project. From your description about the
project,
>it doesn't seem like you were doing "surface multiculturalism" which is
often
>criticized.
> In my opinion a strong multicultural lesson is one in which students
>study a culture, then create a project that allows them to contruct their
>own understandings of their own culture and the culture being studied.
>Just my two cents
>
>mike sacco
>new to jr. High

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