Monthly Archives: January 2012

A Quiet Class

There is nothing in teaching quite like the feeling of being in a classroom full of students clamoring to make their points (it’s particularly nice, of course, if those points are about the subject I planned for the class to … Continue reading

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Card games for art history

Art history classes, more than any other, seem to take a time-honored form.  Next slide, please… I show plenty of PowerPoints (and Prezis, and museum websites)in my AP Art History class, but more and more I find myself looking for … Continue reading

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A lesson plan wish list

I spent some time today thinking about a particular kind of lesson plan:  the kind I borrow from someone else. Dr. Barbara N. Porter, director of the Casco Bay Assyriological Institute, has kicked off a really interesting new project.  (OK, … Continue reading

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