What better intent can any educator imagine than creating “life long learners” for any age level? The ideal is to […]
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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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
WOMEN in HISTORY- Celebrate Awesome Women Scientists and Engineers
While listening to California Institute of Technology’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Seminar celebrating Women in History Month to discuss the various […]
IT’S ABOUT THE STUDENTS!
BIG NEWS! TIME FOR CHANGE! IT’S ABOUT THE KIDS. . . We need a reminder. Public school education is not […]
Perspective: The Lessons of Sports and the Performing Arts-How Do They Contribute to Overall Education?
SPORTS AS A METAPHOR FOR LIFE I am all for sports. I believe that kids participating in sports learn valuable […]