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Perhaps we need to move away from correct and incorrect to more of a
classroom dialog. CAB-G
> From: Woody Duncan
> Sent: Sunday, September 5, 1999 8:31 PM
> To: Bickley-Green, Cynthia Ann
> Cc: 'RWilk85411'; 'artsednet.edu'
> Subject: Re: Reading and writing in art
> "Bickley-Green, Cynthia Ann" wrote:
> > when we ask
> > children what they have learned from a particular project every child
> has a
> > different answer.
> Fantastic, I try to teach my 6th graders on day one that if everyone has
> a different
> answer then everyone has the correct answer. Most seem to understand,
> but soon
> revert to trying to get me to tell them what is correct or what I want
> them to do.
> We have them well trained, because they even politely ask permission to
> do the
> slightest deviation from the norm. "This is art, if you have a better
> idea do it that's
> what art is all about, being different."
> Woody in KC
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