Tag Archives: education

Remembering Shakespeare: Advocating Arts in Education

On William Shakespeare's birthday (April 23rd*), I thought about the impact of Shakespeare in my life. Although I majored in English (British Literature emphasis) and took an excellent college class on his works, my most memorable experiences with "the Bard" were in junior high and high school - and it had nothing to do with Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes. I was in the GATE program (Gifted and Talented Education) where select public school students identified as gifted are given educational Read more [...]

Article: All the News That’s Fit to Tweet (Downtown News)

I had an impromptu interview this week with Ryan Vaillancourt of Downtown News about Twitter.  His article "All the News That's Fit to Tweet" is now up, and a couple of my points about twitter were mentioned.  Great article for those who want to learn more about twitter or wondering if they should sign up. Downtown News Article - All the News that's Fit to Tweet -cct Read more [...]