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Good Morning: A less than bland way to talk about Arts Education

Originally posted at educatedtodeath.com I have two dreams that I have been able to articulate in my life. One is for me and the other is seemingly more benevolent. As I get older I see they can be intertwined. The first is to work as a performer. I want to be a musician, a dancer, … Continue reading

In the year 2012, I will strive to become a student of…

I’ve had it with New Year’s resolutions. I’m sure I’m not alone in that sentiment, am I? Oh, I still welcome the New Year as an opportunity to look back, look ahead, and to think about how my life might be just a little better. But after 53 years of life on this planet, I … Continue reading

Utter Failure of Original Intent

Please don’t think this unfair, but our schools do not know how to adapt to the ever-changing needs of learners.  Sure, some teachers are exceptionally dedicated.  And, yes, schools continue, in a round about way, to meet their basic intent.  Basic intent?  What is that?  Ask Catherine the Great.  Science, English, math, social studies, and … Continue reading

Asking the right questions

|Kelly Tenkely| Today’s #edchat topic for discussion on Twitter was: In a time of cut backs in education for the sake of the economy, should sports and extra curricular clubs take a back seat? Those “extras” we are referring to: the arts and physical activities (sports).  For me, this #edchat topic succinctly summarizes what is … Continue reading

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