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Proof, and meta-proof

One of the really big issues in assessment seems to me to be ‘doing’ assessment, then proving you’ve done assessment, then proving you’ve proved that you’ve done assessment! 68 more words


Tracking and Assessment in Music Education

When considering assessment, it is customary in academic circles to try to be precise concerning the uses and purposes of assessment. Sadly, this task is a mammoth one, and there is considerable terminology slippage, not only from research to practice, but also within these domains too. 1,084 more words


Reflecting on Success

“It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” comes streaming across our school’s PA system after the last student has exited the building for Christmas break.   1,062 more words

Guitar Class

Erin's Plight

Jodi Fitzpatrick

Once upon a time, 16 ½ years ago to be precise, there was a baby girl that made her presence here in the universe. 356 more words

Early Music Education

Welcome The Motivational Edge to The Berklee City Music Network

Please join us in welcoming the 48th site the Berklee City Music Network, The Motivational Edge in Miami, Florida.  The Motivational Edge utilizes culturally relevant arts as a motivational platform to inspire youth towards academic achievement, increased self-confidence and the building of essential life skills.   45 more words

Berklee City Music Network

A Little Girl's Musical Wish

A convergence happened in Katy, Texas this week.  A little girl’s hope, a determined teacher, and the generosity of local music professionals converged.  The result was a happy ending to a story of struggle and pain. 631 more words

Music Education

Live from The Midwest Clinic - Day 2

by Ken Tilger, Band Education Specialist

Day 2 of the 2014 Midwest Clinic has come and gone, and it was quite an active day. The Stanton’s booth was busy, especially around mid-day with plenty of educators and students loading up on method books, solo and ensemble repertoire, and new concert pieces. 351 more words

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