Event Date/Time: Oct 04, 2007
In this seminar, New York City teachers will show powerfully how this time-tested method makes for real, exciting learning in their classrooms, as it can in every classroom, as young people learn that “the purpose of education is to like the world through knowing it.” Teachers who use the Aesthetic Realism method will show how it has students, including many who had hated school and despaired of succeeding, come to love learning. Not only do they feel the subject really means something to them, but anger and distress change: students become kinder, more thoughtful, and respectful of other people. Further, it is no small thing that their scores on standardized tests improve.
Every educator is hoping for this kind of success. Teachers using this method present workshops about it to teachers at many professional conferences at the state and national levels, describing the tremendous effect it has had in their classrooms. And teachers have said, with pleasure and gratitude, “Thank you! This is what we need!”
At the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, 141 Greene Street, NYC 10012; 212-777-4490; contri. $10.