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Teaser for the k12online conference – T3: Triple Threat in Tech: Art, Music, and Media


On a daily basis I get requests for people where to find non-copyright music OR common domain pictures. It is becoming more and more important we empower ourselves to compose music, create our own artwork, and then create our own movies. I will be presenting this at the k12online conference this year. I will offer

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No Background Music in the Classroom, be the “Quiet Car”


I take the “Quiet Car” to work. It is the second car on either end the METRA train. I got to thinking about the push to have music play in the background of classrooms today. This was my constant battle with elementary teachers. They were not musicians and wanted to have more music in their

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I Want Musicians, Artists and Athletes, not Students Who Test Well in the Arts or Physical Education


I agree that we need excellent teachers in the classroom. I was on the statewide committee concerning Illinois Senate Bill 7 to have “value added” assessments for teacher evaluation. The twitter-verse and blogs like Slate’s “No More Ditching Gym Classes,” Diane’s Ravitch’s “Oh, NO! Yes Another Arts Assessment,” and Dana Goldstein’s “How are Schools Testing

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