Of late, there have been many posts regarding assessments in the arts and outrage over the possibility of high stakes […]
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Should The Arts Have Accountability? What Comprises A Good Assessment?
How do we address the vague nature of the arts in assessments? Inherently, the arts in all forms are creative […]
TIPS TO IMPROVE CRITICAL THINKING IN ARTS EDUCATION
Arts education is not arts and crafts. Arts and crafts may have a benefit for many–very useful for social/emotional wellness […]
How Do Teachers Teach Self-Discipline?
I love this photo! Not only do I relate to the discipline shown in this picture, but I believe the […]
Are We Ready for Blended Learning? Time to CHANGE “What to Learn?”
Picture this: Students sitting on the floor in groups in a classroom. Everyone is busy and engaged. Many are using […]
Who Do You Want To Teach Your Child?
What are the qualities of a good teacher? Focus on what a teacher should be, not what they aren’t. Qualities […]
COMMON CORE- BENEFIT OF NATIONAL STANDARDS
Change is good, but difficult for some. I think teachers are historically in this group. Please don’t change what I […]
Teacher Morale Down? No Money, Curriculum Confusion- Let’s solve it!
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire -William Butler Yeats Teaching is […]
IT’S ABOUT THE STUDENTS!
BIG NEWS! TIME FOR CHANGE! IT’S ABOUT THE KIDS. . . We need a reminder. Public school education is not […]