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[Teacher-talklearning] session 4 cont.

From: Graham, Stephanie <sgraham_at_sbrsd.org>
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 20:00:49 +0000

I also appreciate Romito's comment toward the end of the video, about how although it's a confidence building experience (allowing students to utilize their strength in creating a skit), just gaining confidence does not achieve the objectives of the lesson. There's a funny SNL skit that comes on from time to time about high school students. They might be in a classroom setting, and encouraging another student to get up and try something in particular, and the motivation is that they cannot fail if they try....and just trying is good enough. I see that a lot in the culture of students today. They try, but don't try their best, and then expect to be rewarded for it.

Stephanie Graham
Instructor of Fine Arts
Mt. Everett Regional School
sgraham_at_sbrsd.org
413-229-8734 x166
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