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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

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Introduction

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

Teaching

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

Teaching