Month: June 2018

Children and Our Nation

I have spent years searching for a universal truth across cultures and nations – something that could bind us all together, to help understand one another. The one that surfaced and remained in the forefront is the drive to protect our babies, our offspring. The intense, biologically-based bond to our children is one that transcends…


Kids, Inspiration, Action

I always like having students on my teams – why? Simply put: They have great ideas. Kids aren’t hindered by the same fears as adults. They frankly don’t know what they aren’t supposed to know. They don’t know they should wait to speak. They don’t know that they should stifle their imaginations. They don’t know…


Jobs of the Future: Arts Education is a Must

  We don’t have a job shortage, we have a job-mismatch problem. In America, we have a habit of being a reactive, rather than a proactive nation and this tendency is especially problematic in education. If we are preparing our students for jobs that existed yesterday, we are developing obsolete workers. If we teach our students…