Professional Learning Communities have been around for a while. At this time, the needs of the 21st Century Education for […]
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Arts Education Not in Peril? REALLY? For whom?
The National Center for Education Statistics released a report earlier this month regarding the state of arts education and its […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]