This subject evokes a strong reaction in me and it is one for which I have and will fight for […]
Archive for ‘STEAM’
I advocate STEM Education – Why don’t YOU advocate STEAM?
STEM education is one of the trends in education reform. That said, I do not mean to imply that it […]
STEM, STEAM, MATH and MUSIC — Integrate? How and Why
Why STEM? (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Why are they in a group? Should they be integrated with other core […]
What Does Blended Learning Look Like?
Photo: Wikipedia Answer the following Question: Blended Learning __________________. a) Uses technology as an part of the classroom learning, and […]
The Benefits of Professional Learning Communities in the Arts
Professional Learning Communities have been around for a while. At this time, the needs of the 21st Century Education for […]
More on the Common Core Standards
The Common Core Standards seem to be a hot button issue for which there is no middle ground. You are […]
Should we be inventing reasons to keep arts education alive?
I read a blog post today that questioned many of the ideas used to promote music ( and arts) education. […]
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 TO USE MUSIC TO IMPROVE MATH SKILLS
Using music to improve math skills is such an obvious integration of the arts with academics. The fact that many […]
Why would we CENSOR Certain Works from Education? Stifle Critical Thinking?
I found this article quite disturbing. http://fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com/post/19950269903/how-to-get-your-book-banned-in-arizona Article in the NY Times:http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/19/education/racial-lens-used-to-cull-curriculum-in-arizona.html?_r=1 How to get your book banned in Arizona? […]