Appreciation, Following the Rainbow (There’s a Pot of Gold at the End)
Central Regional Post-Secondary Educational Center (E-Town Tech campus)
Martin Rollins, Associate Curator of Education and Cynthia Moreno,
Educational Director of Speed Art Museum, will be speaking on Cultural
Jr. Council on Diversity hosting, students from 8 area middle schools.
Date: 2/21/03 (rescheduled from 1/24/03) Place: CRPEC
509 No Cost
Exit Expectations: Grade 6, 7, 8
3 Students use reference tools such as dictionaries, almanacs, encyclopedias,
and computer reference programs and research tools such as interviews and
surveys to find the information they need to meet specific demands, explore
interests, or solve specific problems. (AE1.1)
LA.8 Students speak using appropriate forms,
conventions and styles to communicate ideas and information to different
audiences for different purposes. (AE1.12)
SS 3. Students understand the democratic principles
of justice, equality, responsibility, and freedom and apply them to real-life
Students interact effectively and work cooperatively with the many diverse
ethnic and cultural groups of our nation and world. (AE2.17)
SS 9. Students understand, analyze, and interpret historical events, conditions trends, and issues to develop historical perspective. (AE2.20)
A. Students who participate in this teleconference should gain an
understanding of cultural appreciation and how we benefit from the gifts of many
cultures and traditions.
should have a good idea of how they can show appreciation for the contributions
Questions to be answered during this session:
1. How does the work of Speed Art Museum illustrate Cultural Appreciation?
2. What kinds of things do you look for when you gather a collection?
3. How do your collections help to visualize the culture from where they came?
4. Why do you feel that it is important to display art and objects from cultures other than our own?
5. What impact do you think Cultural Appreciation has on relations between different groups of people or nations?
6. What motivated you personally to get involved in this type of work?
7. Have you traveled to other countries of cultures, and if so where?
8. What are some ways that students can get involved in cultural appreciation?