Armistice Day

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100 years ago, the Allies of World War I signed the agreement to accept the Surrender of the Germans and the cessation of hostilities everywhere. On the anniversary of this historic ending of a World War, we remember the acts … Continued

Birth of A Baby

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Mother’s Milk It is hard to ignore the event of birth and its implications for children’s learning. In case this seems like a reach for educational study, consider the response many years ago by the head of the Carnegie Endowment, … Continued

Venice Comes to the Center For Creative Education

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Introduction The Center for Creative Education in Palm Beach County provides arts integration programs to K-2 students. The Center structures its school support by pairing teaching artists who partner with regular classroom teachers to deliver the creative arts integration. The … Continued

Teaching and Learning; Performance Assessment Drives Better Thinking

Factory-Model Schooling One of the ways in which we think about teaching and learning is to ask what do we want our students to learn. Although this is a great question, the answers that teachers and schools choose often lead … Continued

Kentucky Arts Alliance Keynote Address

Introduction Last week I was in Kentucky to speak about the role of arts education to members of the Kentucky Arts Alliance. I want to include some of the power point presentation I made to them. I started out talking … Continued

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