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Day 127: Education - What all kids should learn at school (and at home)

Today I was fortunate enough to have done a day of relief teaching at a nearby secondary school and it’s got me thinking about WHAT is really important to teach kids. 325 more words



It’s almost impossible to find oneself involved in the teaching profession without a passion for working with students. I have the required care and concern for students. 158 more words

Elementary Education

Jazz for the Global Soul

Diplomat Artist Buzz on International Jazz Day – 30 April

Music is beyond just entertainment, but part of a culture shared from Africa to the Americas to Asia and Europe. 28 more words

Early music training prevents loss of listening skills later in life

Summary: This Washington Post article reports the findings by the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences in Toronto in a study that reveals studying music at an early age delays the loss of speech comprehension that happens late in life. 13 more words

Arts Education

"It's a Latina Thang": Jose Antonio Abreu & El Sistema.

                                                             Photo sourced from http://www.jornada.unam.mx

So, I was spending some time with my niece yesterday at her school, (before I proceed -she has been spending time practicing the violin and she has been learning very quickly since early fall). 243 more words

"It's A Latina Thang."

Building a Music Curriculum

Off and on for a few weeks, Nashville schools have been called of for the week due to weather.  Ice and snow have kept me pretty…inside.   543 more words


Creative Mornings Nashville: Education

Last month, I had the pleasure of speaking at Creative Mornings NSH, with my good friend, Caitlin. Creative Mornings is a lecture and breakfast series for the creative community.   84 more words