On March 31, 2009, Arts Advocacy Day, Americans for the Arts gathered a panel of acclaimed artists and experts to call on Congress for continuing and additional support and funding for the arts and arts education in America. This hearing, entitled … [Read more...]
This Victory Alone Is Not The Change We Seek
"... It is only the chance for us to make that change." This is your victory. And I know you didn't do this just to win an election. And I know you didn't do it for me. You did it because you understand the enormity of the task that lies … [Read more...]
Advice To Adult Learners Of Music
Music is like a language. And we all know that learning languages comes easier when you're a child. And in some ways, it's much easier for a child to learn music, especially to learn how to play by ear. Putting two and two together, you might ask … [Read more...]
Absolute Pitch Ear Training Podcast 08-20-07
Topics covered: The pleasure of finding things out, Richard Feynman, Dr. Kurt Fischer, dynamic skill theory, developmental levels, adult learning, ear training, and much more... Download: Absolute Pitch Ear Training Podcast 08-20-07 … [Read more...]
30-Day Challenge To Internet Profits – Without Spending A Dime!
Ed Dale is doing his third 30-day challenge again. The challenge has a modest goal: to earn $10 dollars on the internet with absolutely no out-of-pocket expenses. The entire program is free to join. I'm excited to see what Ed and his team have in … [Read more...]
God, Darwin clash again in Kansas
Here we go again. OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (Reuters) - For the fourth time in eight years, the Kansas Board of Education is preparing to take up the issue of evolution and what to teach -- or not teach -- public school students about the origins of … [Read more...]
Do You Make These Mistakes When Learning New Skills?
Dr. Kurt Fischer (Harvard Graduate School of Education) explains in his dynamic skill theory that we all develop through stages of development while learning new skills. These stages also mimic the developmental levels we go through from infant to … [Read more...]
Who is Dick Grove?
DICK GROVE (1927-1998) had a distinguished career as a professional writer and composer in Los Angeles and as a unique innovator in the field of contemporary music education. In 1973 he founded the world-renowned Grove School of Music in Los Angeles … [Read more...]
University Of Washington’s Crypto Course FREE
Who wants to pay for Stanford's Crypto Course, when University of Washington has made the whole Cryptography Course available on-line for free. Yes, all the presentations, videos (mp3, WMV), homework, quizzes etc. are available on-line. The material … [Read more...]