If everything went according to plan, I should be getting home today. So let's wrap up this rerun festival with a random assortment.
Stop Defending Music
The most viewed post here on the mother ship, as well as the one that has brought the most requests for reprints. Why we should stop trying to make excuses for music education.
Teacher Diversity Matters
The teaching field is mostly white ladies. That needs to change.
The Myth of the Hero Teacher
Larger than life. Leaping tall filing cabinets with a single bound. Taking a few moments out of every day to personally reach out to every single student and making that child feel special, while at the same time inspiring greater levels of smartitude just by sheer force of teacherly awesomeness. The Hero Teacher shoots expectation rays at students, making them all instant geniuses.
River To Classroom
One of the privileges of living in a small town on the river.