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Heath & Heath: Applying Positive Content to the Classroom

In additional response to the reading, I find it interesting how engaging content can be utilized in the classroom to produce responses from students. As instructors, we are consistently asking our students to consider multiple viewpoints and ideas by presenting them with content that is meant, in some way, to engage   their interests. 264 more words

A to Z Day 19: Social

I think writing has a social component that isn’t emphasized enough, especially at the level of basic fundamentals. I grew up thinking of writing as a solitary thing. 633 more words


30 years of guitar

Thirty years of guitar.

Brooklyn, New York.

In April 1984 at the age of 12, I picked up my father’s beat up acoustic guitar and set out how to learn how to play it. 490 more words


Slated Release Date for New Solo Debut Album!!

It’s official! The release of my solo debut album with PARMA Recordings — SOUL OF THE MACHINE –  is slated for August 12, 2014!

Included on the album will be the professional recordings of the… 56 more words


David Smooke receives GBCA Grant

Chair of Peabody’s Music Theory department David Smooke (MM ’95, Composition) has been selected as a recipient for the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance inaugural Rubys Artist Project Grants. 67 more words