Maintaining the ecosystem

Likely not a conscious choice, the garden at Symonds is an unofficial symbol of nourishment, connection, and being part of something greater in our world.  Tom Julius, Director of the teacher certification program at Antioch New England Graduate School has referred to the ideal educational setting as an elaborate ecosystem.   One main idea being …

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Not your traditional take on music in the schools

The common wisdom shared among music educators when discussing the significance of music education usually contains figures on how music promotes skills in math and social sciences and that studies point to that fact that music is a catalyst for brain development. The good news is that there are very few (or perhaps no one) …

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