There are many questions in my mind today as a parent of a high school senior. I wonder if his […]
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YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU ARE MISSING!
IT’S THE ARTS! ENGAGEMENT! PASSION! CONNECTION! LEARNING WITH RIGOR AND PURPOSE! I am asked over and over again, how can […]
Is it Brave To Be Creative?
When I graduated with my Master’s Degree in Vocal Performance and began to embark on a performance career, I went […]
Education Is The Ticket OUT
Educators and administrators get bogged down with the daily doing of education. They need to enforce discipline and rules, worry […]
CHECK THIS LOGIC –We are tied** for most medals in the Olympics, but 25th in Math in the world.
I know I sound like a real grump about this. I know it is about money. The dollar talks VERY […]
President Obama Aims to Develop STEM Master Teacher Corps
I love that this is the latest initiative, flavor of the month, and certainly it is a good one. How […]
What Will the NEXT GENERATION SCIENCE STANDARDS do for Education?
I am truly excited about the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Maybe that is funny or strange, however The US […]
COMMENTARY ON ASSESSMENTS IN THE ARTS
Of late, there have been many posts regarding assessments in the arts and outrage over the possibility of high stakes […]
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 […]
Should We End Social Promotion?
All children have potential and value! They need to learn to be able to become who they are meant to […]