Top 5 Best School App for Teachers in 2019

Teaching students is not an easy task by any means. However, there are some applications that can make it easier. With so many apps available on the Google Play Store and the App Store, it is hard to discern which one is the perfect fit …

A Teacher Who’s Already Motivated

“I’m a failure! This is why I never do art,” moaned a distraught fifth grader. I was subbing at a school with a reputation for endless rules, behavior challenges not even Mary Poppins could tackle, and barely enough self-esteem to fill a thimble. It’s one …

Lessons Learned From The International Teaching Artist Conference

The power of girls:   More inspiration today, from Amandina Lihamba (Mamma Amma) about working with girls in disadvantaged community in Tanzania and 14 other countries in Africa.  The issues girls face sound really familiar: unwanted pregnancy, lack of self-confidence, missing leadership skills.   Tesume Clubs …

The Passage of TADA! and Teaching Artists

On September 27th, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB916 TADA! (The Theatre and Dance Act of 2016), legislation mandating that California public school K-12 students be provided theatre and dance education taught by credentialed theatre and dance teachers. Though California has credentials for music and visual …