Arts education is not arts and crafts. Arts and crafts may have a benefit for many–very useful for social/emotional wellness […]
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Ready for Takeoff…It’s Launch Time! No More Excuses! Quality Education Only!
Okay! We are ready. I am not listening to any more excuses. I don’t want to hear “This is not […]
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? […]
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 […]
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 […]
Pi Day- March 14 – CELEBRATE the existence of PI (pie)
CELEBRATE PI (PIE)!!! What does pi mean? Do you use pi in your daily life? Do you realize what a […]
Kids Need To Belong to Something-The Benefit or Arts Education
The premise is this: Commit yourself and reap the benefits. Do the work and something worthwhile will result. I believe […]