The National Center for Education Statistics released a report earlier this month regarding the state of arts education and its […]
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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. […]
What Are the Essential Issues Facing Schools and Education?
I read today that the public puts Education right behind the economy and jobs as what concerns them. There are […]
How to Create “Learners for Life?”
What better intent can any educator imagine than creating “life long learners” for any age level? The ideal is to […]
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 […]
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? […]
Thinking about Educational Budget Cuts . . . . SERIOUSLY?
I TRY TO REMAIN OPEN-MINDED. I have my political affiliations and I believe in my viewpoint, but I am never […]
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 […]