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Wow – “My Simple Show” Is An Extraordinary Tool For Creating Free Video “Explainers”

My Simple Show lets you create free audio “explainers” – about biographies, chemical reactions, you name it.<p>What makes it truly exceptional is the …

A Unique Cello Performance That Uses the Instrument as a Screen For Digital Projection

During a performance with BBC Proms, Swiss musician Sol Gabbetta offered a unique interpretation of Elgar’s Cello Concerto in E minor, using her …

Sex, lies and El Sistema

An explosive new book uncovers abuse at the heart of one of classical music’s most revered institutions. Damian Thompson finds it’s the tip of an iceberg<p>The two trendiest words in classical music are ‘El Sistema’. That’s the name for the high-intensity programme of instrumental coaching that turned …

Broadway's 'The Lion King' pushes into virtual reality

NEW YORK (AP) — "The Lion King" on Broadway is offering fans a view of the musical that even the very best seat in the theater can't rival.<p>The Disney stage blockbuster on Wednesday released 360-degree footage of its opening song "Circle of Life" that lets users look left, right, up, backstage and …

5 Effective Study Habits You Should Be Practicing

See the 5 effective study habits that will get you the GPA you need. These are the study habits of successful students, & will help earn you great …

How virtual reality completely transformed Beethoven’s most famous symphony

Virtual reality has brought us everything from immersive, first-person looks into Game of Thrones to a new way to play Angry Birds. However, those have been purely 21st century entertainment.<p>The Los Angeles Philharmonic has changed that and put classical Beethoven from the 19th century into the …

Yo-Yo Ma: Bach, Big Bird and me

Something weird happens in Bach’s fifth suite for unaccompanied cello. The soloist, who has been bowing away for the past hour and 25 minutes on the previous four suites, tackling some of the most soulful and demanding music in the western classical canon, is suddenly confronted with a new …

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21 Gorgeous Documentaries Everyone Should Stream Right Now

Knowledge, man.<p>There are only so many hours in the week you can spend streaming old episodes of "Seinfeld," staring at a glowing screen while the faint echo of a bird tweeting reminds you that life on the other side of your apartment window still exists. Netflix is THE BEST, but even the purest of …

Top 10 books about spies

Betrayal, seduction and subterfuge: these devilish arts are central to the ancient craft of spying. And, whether in fact or fiction, the literature of espionage continues to fascinate us with the enduring question of whether some kinds of dark, loathsome conduct may be ultimately justified.<p>The New …

Books

Do We Practice What We Preach?

Our words matter to most of the people on the receiving end of them. Those words that come out of our mouths, especially when we are in the role of …

Why America Demonizes Its Teachers

Evaluating teachers on their students' performance is an issue that has elicited much comment of late. In essence, this view assumes that if students aren't learning, the fault lies squarely with their teachers alone. Well, perhaps, but not necessarily.<p>While the logic of this view seems compelling …

10 Google Slides activities to add awesome to classes

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What Smart Musicians Do: 12 Essential Habits for the Amateur & the Pro

<i>Strangely, one of the biggest compliments I’ve ever received is, “You’re such a nerd.”</i><p>I know, kind of weird for me to say that. But the truth is, if …

Yo-Yo Ma

100 Schools to Pilot Core Curriculum for the Arts

Share6<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Share<p>January 13, 2015; Hyperallergenic<p>Time and again, studies have shown the importance of integrating arts into the curriculums of …

Education

Too Good Teachers

I've had some incredible teachers. Most of them are teachers who, at one point or another, I've thought were too good or smart to be teaching at the level in which they were teaching. I had a few English teachers and a math teacher in high school who definitely fit into that category, and many of …

A Very Good Critical Thinking Framework for Teachers and Educators

January 15, 2015<br>Below is an interesting critical thinking framework I came across through Teachthought. This framework is taken from a journal …

14 Bloom's Taxonomy Posters For Teachers

<b>14 Brilliant Bloom’s Taxonomy Posters For Teachers</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p><i>You can get a ready-for-the-classroom version of Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy for</i> …

By Making A Game Out Of Rejection, A Man Conquers Fear

<i>Fear is one of the strongest and most basic of human emotions, and it's the focus of Fearless, the second episode of</i> Invisibilia<i>, NPR's new show on the invisible forces that shape human behavior.</i><p><i>This segment of the show explores how a man decided to conquer his fear of rejection by getting rejected</i> …

Creative Classes: An Artful Approach To Improving Performance

<i>This is the first in a three-part series about</i> <i>the intersection of education and the arts.</i><p>Over the years, there have been a lot of claims about the benefits of the arts on the mind: Listening to Mozart makes you smarter; playing an instrument makes you better at math. One program — funded in part by …

E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues | Nebraska

17 · 18<p><b>FREE</b> and open to the public.<b><br>Lied Center for Performing Arts</b>, 301 N 12th St, Lincoln, NE 68508<p>#ENTHOMPSONFORUM<p>Misty Copeland February 13, 2018 …

African-American News

Scientists Debunk The Myth That 10,000 Hours Of Practice Makes You An Expert

A theory Malcolm Gladwell popularized in Outliers–that 10,000 hours of practice can turn anyone into an expert–probably isn’t true, a new study says.<p>Can 10,000 hours of practice really make you an expert at anything? The widely touted theory, highlighted in a 1993 psychology paper and popularized …

Uncommon Schools Training – practising to perform

A few initial thoughts half-way through a two-day training organised and taught by the brains behind Teach Like A Champion: Doug Lemov, Erica …

The Value of Arts Education

Settled in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is best known as a cradle to some of the world’s technology giants including Google and …