A Defining Moment
Over the course of my time of more than 25 years as a music and arts education advocate, I have seen how our field has
It’s Déjà vu All Over Again. New Music/Arts Standards Will Drive Education for the Next Decade (or more)!
Twenty years ago this month (March 1994) two of the most historically important efforts to advance music and arts education came to fruition: 1. The
A Trend We Should All Hope Continues
As the 2012/2013 school year comes to a close — as instruments are returned, music archived, graduation ceremonies conducted — and plans for the upcoming
My Annual Holiday Gift List for Santa
Ho Ho Ho Everybody! Yes indeed it is that time of year. It is time to find out who has been naughty (and you know
Teacher Evaluations in the Arts Are Coming. Are you Ready?
We have all heard the stories… teachers need to be held accountable for student growth. I suspect most people would not disagree with this statement.
The Untold Story of How Music and Arts Education Became Core Subjects (Hint: It is not how you think!)
Last March I wrote about the 20 year anniversary of the release of the landmark report “Growing Up Complete: The Imperative for Music Education” by