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Re: student response

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Leung Tsz Kwong (tszkwongl)
Sun, 22 Sep 1996 14:20:19 +0800 (HKT)

>To Leung Tsz Kwong,
>I am having my students keep a daily journal, in which they answer various
>open-ended questions. I began the series of questions with "What is Art?",
>and "Are there different kinds of art (other than historical styles and
>media)?" They then wrote one question each, which we put in a box. I draw
>one every day, and all of my students respond to it in their journals,
>which, I have promised them, are confidential. I'm getting interesting
>answers, and they're getting more self confident about speaking about art as
>we go. I sometimes open discussion on the day's question during clean-up,
>or to get them to focus during class. It's working.
>The journals will be an important part of their final portfolio.

To Sandy,

Thank you for you information. They are really constructive and useful
ones, especially the idea on keeping a journal for the students such that
they can keep on the activity (keep on asking questions) throughout the
year and get response from the teacher from time to time.
Thanks alot !

Leung Tsz Kwong
Hong Kong