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RE:[teacherartexchange] teacherartexchange digest: September 25, 2010

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From: Susan Davis (smd1133_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Sep 26 2010 - 04:42:26 PDT


All our specials (art, music, PE) are doing 'interventions in Reading and
Math for 35 minutes three mornings per week. There are several other schools
in our district who also use their specials in a similar way.

Susan
Colorado

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TEACHERARTEXCHANGE Digest for Saturday, September 25, 2010.

1. Are Teachers doing remediation in Reading and Math.
2. RE: Are Teachers doing remediation in Reading and Math.
3. Re: Are Teachers doing remediation in Reading and Math.
4. Merit pay for teachers

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Subject: Are Teachers doing remediation in Reading and Math.
From: mrsbeeswax@comcast.net
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2010 12:43:28 +0000 (UTC)
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As President of PAEA I have been asked to collect data for a colleague.

Are Art Educators in your schools being asked to do remediation in Reading
and Math with extra schedule time.

Having to work with students who need extra time for reading and math
instead of duties in their Art position.

Many administrators have deemed this "extra" time as serving a greater
purpose in doing remediation in other subjects. 

Does anyone else do this?  If so, what sorts of activities do you do? 

Have you seen improvements in the students?

We are wondering how common this is across the country.

Please respond to the list or in private if you wish,

Christine Besack

mrsbeeswax@comcast

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Subject: RE: Are Teachers doing remediation in Reading and Math.
From: "Debbie Nicholas" <Debbie.Nicholas@txkisd.net>
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2010 14:45:58 -0500
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At the high school where I teach there are four fulltime art teachers and we
have no extra schedule time. We are not asked to do any remediation,
however we are encouraged to show as many connections as possible to the
"core curriculum." We are also encouraged to use TAKS questioning
strategies for testing.

debbie
NE Texas

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From: mrsbeeswax@comcast.net [mailto:mrsbeeswax@comcast.net]
Sent: Saturday, September 25, 2010 7:43 AM
To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
Subject: [teacherartexchange] Are Teachers doing remediation in Reading and
Math.

As President of PAEA I have been asked to collect data for a colleague.

Are Art Educators in your schools being asked to do remediation in Reading
and Math with extra schedule time.

Having to work with students who need extra time for reading and math
instead of duties in their Art position.

Many administrators have deemed this "extra" time as serving a greater
purpose in doing remediation in other subjects. 

Does anyone else do this?  If so, what sorts of activities do you do? 

Have you seen improvements in the students?

We are wondering how common this is across the country.

Please respond to the list or in private if you wish,

Christine Besack

mrsbeeswax@comcast

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Subject: Re: Are Teachers doing remediation in Reading and Math.
From: Michal Austin <whest177@wheatstate.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2010 19:40:43 -0500
X-Message-Number: 3
While I am not expected to take on additional duties, mainly due to my  
current work load, our librarian & music teacher are both helping with  
MTSS reading at the elementary. MS/HS cannot due to maximum work loads  
because of scheduling. In my district you can be assigned to do  
anything you are qualified to do. The contract only states you have a  
job.
~Michal
On Sep 25, 2010, at 2:45 PM, Debbie Nicholas wrote:
> At the high school where I teach there are four fulltime art  
> teachers and we have no extra schedule time.  We are not asked to do  
> any remediation, however we are encouraged to show as many  
> connections as possible to the "core curriculum."  We are also  
> encouraged to use TAKS questioning strategies for testing.
>
> debbie
> NE Texas
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mrsbeeswax@comcast.net [mailto:mrsbeeswax@comcast.net]
> Sent: Saturday, September 25, 2010 7:43 AM
> To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
> Subject: [teacherartexchange] Are Teachers doing remediation in  
> Reading and Math.
>
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>
> As President of PAEA I have been asked to collect data for a  
> colleague.
>
>
>
> Are Art Educators in your schools being asked to do remediation in  
> Reading and Math with extra schedule time.
>
> Having to work with students who need extra time for reading and  
> math instead of duties in their Art position.
>
>
>
> Many administrators have deemed this "extra" time as serving a  
> greater purpose in doing remediation in other subjects.
>
> Does anyone else do this?  If so, what sorts of activities do you do?
>
>
>
> Have you seen improvements in the students?
>
> We are wondering how common this is across the country.
>
>
>
> Please respond to the list or in private if you wish,
>
> Christine Besack
>
> mrsbeeswax@comcast
>
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Subject: Merit pay for teachers
From: menichino <jlmenichino@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2010 00:47:07 -0400
X-Message-Number: 4
Hi everyone -- Maybe you've had this discussion before, but I'm
wondering how the plans for instituting teacher merit pay will play
out.  If teacher salaries are tied to increased test scores, what does
that mean for art teachers? (Or, of course, lots of other educators
who don't administer standardized tests.....)
Lizin beautiful foliage-ful rural NY
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