IT’S THE ARTS! ENGAGEMENT! PASSION! CONNECTION! LEARNING WITH RIGOR AND PURPOSE! I am asked over and over again, how can […]
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Thoughts about what comprises a VALUE ADDED STEM Education: Use Growth Mindset and Divergent Thinking
Why do I think creativity is so important ?
Everyone is talking about the importance of creativity. I have no argument with this as I believe it is incredibly […]
International Women’s Day– Celebrate a Young Woman and Dare Her To Dream
In some ways, the idea that we need to have a day to celebrate women or a month, March is […]
ART with SCIENCE-SCIENCE with ARTS — Justify Studying the ARTS?
This morning I saw this blog published two days ago on the New York Times blog about the benefits of […]
AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM – INSPIRE AND ENCOURAGE OUR CHILDREN
Is American Exceptionalism – the concept – a good or bad thing? Do we assume because we are American that […]
CHANGE Sometimes the very uttering of that word brings fear. Comfort is a good thing, and whether or not everything […]
Reflection on Arts in Education TODAY
I just finished listening to the arts in education discussion group from the Aspen Ideas Festival 2012. The panel was […]
On the Road Back– A bird’s eye view of the lessons from a national disaster
This post is important for me to write, however indirectly related to the usual subject of this blog. I live […]
Are We Cultivating the Best and the Brightest?
Much of the focus in recent years is raising the level of achievement in underperforming schools. This improvement zeroes in […]