THE SHIT OF YOUR LIFE IS THE FERTILIZER OF YOUR...
The Lesson of Britten's 'War Requiem': Don't... →
teachplaysing: Now I visit the classes a few times a year and I bring my friends from the St. Louis Symphony to play. We talk about our lives as musicians and talk about music. David Robertson, the music director of the St. Louis Symphony, started inviting the class to attend closed rehearsals of whatever I was singing with the SLSO. To prepare the students for the music — ranging from Mozart’s...
Kyle and I signed up to work with a personal trainer today. We were talking about spending a butt load of money on a trip…. Then realized we’d have longer relaxing and stress relief if we spent money getting our health lives in order, a goal we both have had. Long story short, we signed up to start with a personal trainer, first separately, then together! A healthy journey we can...
Positively Persistent Teach: Rap is not an... →
sickochick: positivelypersistentteach: ikillthings: In the days of primary school, three separate teachers issued a project of writing a rap about the environment. Um, what? And just last year, we were given this same project in French class to do in French. When did rap become… This is IMO!! :) Rap creation assignments are wonderful ways for students to learn information, be...
Making Music with iPads, iPhones and iPod Touches →
teachplaysing: Fantastic link that lists several different apps for mixing, notating, and reading music, along with useful peripherals and other blogs that can be used as resources. If you’ve ever thought about using this kind of technology in the classroom, or even for personal use, this is a great place to start. Great article for music teachers. :)
Salt on My Wounds: Cauliflower Pesto →
cookingthroughthedistractions: I’ve been staring at a blank notebook all afternoon, trying to focus on some work but all I could think about was what I could make out the few small things I had in my fridge. When, suddenly it all came together - cauliflower pesto! Okay, so I didn’t just geniusly think this up completely. I… This is the second time someone has mentioned Carolina...
They do not get their qualities from a class: they belong to that class because...– C. S. Lewis (via makingdiamondsoutofwreckage)
In Search Of The Sea: Lately, I’ve been thinking... →
insearchofthesea: Lately, I’ve been thinking about my conflict style. How I handle myself when someone upsets me. Especially since it is the people that we love the most in life that can elicit the most disappointment and pain. When I was younger, I was more volatile during disagreements. I talked back. I used my… This articulates a situation that currently plagues me…. to a T.
Creativity and Innovation Techniques - A to Z →
world-shaker: kbkonnected: Via @mrsebiology Quite a comprehensive list to go through. Agreed. This is going in the folder for fall.
Teenagers are the most misunderstood people on the...
rondalynraw: lovelivelead: this post should say. Teenagers think they’re the most misunderstood people on the planet. They act like children and expect to be treated like adults. I agree I can agree with BOTH sides of this coin.
I really really really want a Sunday Kind of...
I have always loved this lyric… Luckily, I found my love to last past Saturday night!
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” —...– (via sylswords)
Make no mistake: Administrators are catching on and checking up. The Washington...– NEA - Social Networking Nightmares Common sense stuff, but the article details legal cases I had actually not heard of. Worth a read. (via girlwithalessonplan)