The Arts are not Quick

Tweet “If we demand quick results, the arts will not supply them.” -Eric Jenson page 1 of Arts with the Brain in Mind. So true. But that’s ok! I believe I have made mention to this before. But as I read what Jenson says, I just can’t resist the urge to reflect more on how […]

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Don't Let Your Cheese Get Moldy

Tweet In his parable, Who Moved My Cheese? (G.P.Putnam’s Sons, 1998), Spencer Johnson exposes many human behaviors as four characters (two mice and two Littlepeople) live in a maze searching daily for their cheese.  Cheese is used as a metaphor for things we work for, need, and desire in life.   It makes us happy. The […]

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Skills Our Students Need

Tweet In the last blog, I threw out ideas about how our society is changing and how that is affecting the workforce of the future and the current trends of education. But now, let’s look at other effects this will have on our children or, more accurately, what skills they will need to succeed now […]

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Workforce Preparedness

Tweet At a workshop I conducted just last week, we got into a small discussion about 21st century skills and workforce preparedness. One person echoed a statement I’ve heard many times before: We are preparing students for jobs that haven’t even been invented yet. We do, in fact live in a global society that is […]

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AEP Forum – An Urgent Message

Tweet After attending the two day forum in Cambridge, MA hosted by AEP (Arts Education Partnership), it is evident that there is an urgency to bring arts education and integration into the forefront of our education system. Now is the time to get inspired and be inspiring to your students. It is through the arts […]

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