A reflection exercise on Thanksgiving weekend as a monumental year winds to a close. What do we have to be thankful for in the year of 2020?
I’m excited and honored to be one of the professionals selected to present at the annual Arts Education Conference. Sponsored by Ingenuity and CPS Arts this conference is highlighting the importance of offering consistent and relevant professional development and to stimulate and nurture more collaborative work between teachers and arts education partners, Ingenuity and the CPS Department […]
Harvard’s “Education Next” journal had a wonderful write-up about the pacesetters in personalized learning. The article talks about Summit schools and the platform they use developed by Facebook’s Zuckerberg. My school was lucky enough to mentioned in the article for the work we do, in particular the personalization that takes place in my ukulele class!
One of my favorite units to teach; the farm is an engaging and familiar place for all learners. Students love singing, learning, and sharing about some of their favorite animals. With tons of materials available it can be hard to narrow it down, here are some of my favorite activities.
Studies have proven the countless benefits of music education. It appeals to multiple types of learners, is cross-curricular, and has been linked to gains in everything from language development, to pattern recognition, and even improved test scores.
My name is Frank Cademartori and I consider myself an educator first and music teacher second. I think most teachers would agree with this sentiment since we don’t get involved in this field for the love of subject material, but rather the love of learning.