Posts Tagged ‘Educator Enlightenment’
Exploring Music Helps Kids Learn
There is no greater joy for me as a music educator than to see one of my students really “click” with an activity. Whether it be singing, playing with rhythm sticks, “acting out” music, or any of our other creative musical games, what I see in the eyes of my students in those moments is…Read More
Curing the Holiday Gimmies
The holidays are fast approaching and “to-do” lists are reaching new lengths. During the busiest time of the year, it becomes even more important to take a deep breath and a step back. Think about what is most important to you. Is it conserving time, making memories or getting your child the new “it” toy?…Read More
The Museum Serves Special Needs Students
You may not know . . . Since 2005, students from The Education Cooperative (TEC) in Dedham have worked as Museum volunteers. These students, with moderate to intensive disabilities, partner with Museum staff to teach arts and crafts, assist with science programs and offer special activities to Museum visitors. TEC works in partnership with school…Read More
Still too young for school?
Several parents during our Museum summer camp drop off this year agreed: With the big kids heading to school it leaves some of us wondering what we are going to do with the younger sibling all day. They’ll be lost without their big brother or big sister! However as parents, this is our prime opportunity…Read More
An American Educator in Korea Part 2 – “Born Into Focus”
Click here for Part 1 of “An American Educator in South Korea” Month 3 of my stay in Gangneung, South Korea has come and gone. The first trimester was noted “The Impossible is Possible.” This upcoming trimester will be deemed “Let it Be.” Obviously, the education system here is unlike any Western system, because South…Read More
Help your child love to read!
Need some down time during school vacation (or any) week? Read to your kids! One of my favorite mornings starts with my daughter crawling into bed with me, asking me to read a book! I’ve been reading to my kids ever since I can remember – when I packed my “hospital bag” oh so many…Read More