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  • kerry marquis
    Mar 8, 2003
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      Very cool, Ian. Are going to the Savannah College of Art and Design? They have a very good reputation. Also, right now, I think that I work in the highest paid district in GA. Fulton County. Come up here and do some student teaching! It's a long way from Savannah, though. Personally, I think that teaching is very rewarding. I certainly have learned a lot myself by teaching students. I have also found countless sources of inspiration as I taught. The biggest drawback, I think, I getting overwhelmed. Just take it a step at a time. Try to find a way to, perhaps, work during the summer with a group of kids so that you get used to handling groups on a casual basis. Then when you start to teach, try not to teach too many different subjects your first year. Another thing, don't worry too much about all of that educational theory (Dewey and such). I don't think that there is one thing I learned in all of that theory the helped me to be a good teacher. Just really intend to BE a good teacher from the beginning and you will figure out what to do. Does that make sense? Good luck.

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      --- On Sat 03/08, Ian Rogers < ianrogers1@... > wrote:

      From: Ian Rogers [mailto: ianrogers1@...]
      To: art_education@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Sat, 08 Mar 2003 17:09:59 +0000
      Subject: Re: [art_education] Info for a prospective art teacher????

      Thanks for the insight.! That sounds excellent especially since i'm
      attempting to go to Savanah to get my masters and do some student teaching.


      >From: "kerry marquis"
      >Reply-To: art_education@yahoogroups.com
      >To: art_education@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: Re: [art_education] Info for a prospective art teacher????
      >Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2003 09:00:50 -0500 (EST)
      > Hi Ian,Georgia (Atlanta area) is definitely still hiring art teachers. In
      >fact, it is projected that there will be a shortage of all teachers in GA
      >in 5 years. We just can't train 'em fast enough.Kerry

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