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Pre-Internship Assessment and Evaluation Practices

This page will host my reflections on the assessment and evaluation experiences I encountered during my Pre-Internship. I will post the different tools I used, and discuss: what worked well? 2,012 more words

On Knowing Your Child's Learning Style and Needs

So, today I stumbled on a post by Sarah over at the blog Amongst Lovely Thingsand I just want to hug her! I only wish that I had found this post several years ago so that I could have had this wisdom in my head when I was researching homeschooling approaches. 518 more words

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How Whiplash Changed My Life: A Music Educator's Manifesto

Whiplash is a film about a lot of things. It’s about the experience of being profoundly driven to excellence at all costs. It’s also a film about that voice that all musicians have in their heads, our inner Fletcher. 751 more words

Philosophy of Education

I believe that an education gives one a foundation for future success—whether that is by providing a general knowledge base, resources for problem-solving and completing tasks, skills for communicating effectively with others, or an understanding of the world—I think that an education is what one can build off of and grow upon. 814 more words

Personal Statements

Happiness Lessons

It has been suggested that there should be compulsory happiness lessons in all schools. I’ve seen a few negative reactions to this on Twitter, such as those from @tstarkey, and @SimonMagus (who called the idea “dangerous rubbish”), and so far I’ve not seen any positive ones. 2,321 more words

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The intimate link between education and philosophy (Dewey)

“Education is the laboratory in which philosophic distinctions become concrete and are tested”

Dewey, Democracy and Education (1966), p.329.

Dewey argues for an intimate and… 563 more words

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Escaping the Crack of the Whip

Whiplash, Damien Chazelle, 2015

“There are no two words in the English language more harmful than ‘good job’.”

Whiplash is the second film from young director Damien Chazelle, who is starting to make a name for himself as a powerful and profound filmmaker. 851 more words