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You know I am not shy, so here it goes . . . I don't see the value in the five paragraph essay that I use to see.   Why you ask?  Because the traditional avenues to wealth have greatly shifted and as an educator my job is to prepare students for their future not jump through the hoops of my 20th. Century education.   Video, graphic and social...

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I know you know a child like this.  Has tons of information, loves to tell a story, has friends, plays a sport, loves projects but just can't seem to get organized.  For this article we will call her Sissy.   Sissy loves to write but she never finishes a story unless you push her and then she will write, "and then they all woke up"   Sissy probably needs...

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If your question is, "why would I need music in my classroom"?  The answer is, "how can you NOT have music in your classroom everyday"? I won't start with the sappy, reasons like, music is fun, it makes people smile, kids will like your classroom more, and how it is like the 4th. dimension of the Pinterest perfect room.  Let's start with the data! Our brain is a meaning...

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