Conspiring in our own diminishment

From one of my favorite authors, Parker Palmer: How many times have you watched people kill off creativity by treating traditional policies and practices as absolute constraints on what we can do? If we who are privileged find ourselves confined, it is only because we...

Music has the power

Music has the power to enrich lives. Children benefit from observing, listening to, and participating in musical activities.

My favorite quote on teaching & learning

The courage to teach is the courage to keep one’s heart open in those very moments when the heart is asked to hold more than it is able so that teacher and students and subject can be woven into the fabric of community that learning, and living, require.

Presentation at 2016 SSRC

“Invigorating a sense of student ownership of their learning through self-development of an Individualized Strategic Plan for Academic Success”

Teaching and Leadership

My favorite quote about teaching & learning, from Parker Palmer: “As good teachers weave the fabric that joins them with students and subjects, the heart is the loom on which the threads are tied, the tension is held, the shuttle flies, and the fabric is stretched...