Andrew's Blog Posts Tagged 'change' (3)

On Arts Education: Changing the Paradigm in Schools

A cross post from my Educational Paradigms Blog.

Perception is a big stumbling block when we advocate for arts education in general and arts integration, specifically. If the arts are perceived as separate subjects and the domain of specialists a problematic situation arises in schools. This is where mental turf wars begin. I have been witness to the following (mis)perceptions:…


Added by Andrew on March 4, 2011 at 2:05pm — 6 Comments

Students Seeking Relevance In Education

Ben Grey raises one of the most fundamental questions regarding our present situation:

What are we doing for students accomplishing their most amazing feats of education outside the education system?
Information has become decentralized.… Continue

Added by Andrew on June 5, 2009 at 3:00pm — 6 Comments

Lighting Fires For 'Dead Wood'

In a comment at Sarah's blog,Intrepid Flame sums up where my head has been for about half a month. The real job is lighting fires among colleagues without burning them.

How can we slowly encourage people (teachers) to understand that the future is here with a sense of urgency, but at the same time not allow them to become defensive?

This is almost exactly… Continue

Added by Andrew on May 9, 2008 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

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