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If Steve Jobs had been a potter

“When Jobs returned to Apple in 1997, it was producing a random array of computers and peripherals, including a dozen different versions of the Macintosh. After a few weeks of product review sessions, he’d finally had enough.

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This rant was spurred by the conjunction of several recent news items.

  • Our state is currently under court order to improve education which means our legislature is wrangling on how to fund smaller class sizes, improve instruction, etc.
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Inviting Death into the Classroom

This is one of my favorite lessons, so I thought I would share it with you. Feel free to take it in whole or in part. 1,272 more words

Bridging Socioeconomic Gaps

More than 1 billion of us live with disabilities. We must remove all barriers that affect the inclusion and participation of persons with disabilities in society, including through changing attitudes that fuel stigma and institutionalize discrimination.

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Arts Education

Reaction Paper: Arts Education


Halverson, E., & Sheridan, K. (2014). Arts Education and the Learning Sciences. Chapter 31 in Learning Sciences. (p.626-646).

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Professional Reflections

My Fluxus Conundrum

Like most art teachers, my day is divided into two types of classes. I have the advanced classes with students who really enjoy art and keep coming back to learn, grow, and refine their art making. 1,506 more words

Why Arts Education Matters (We Couldn't Have Said it Better Ourselves)

We started to write a blog about why arts education matters, but we found we could not have stated it any more plainly than Tony Award-winner Ms. 779 more words

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