These blog posts were my first shareable content at My first blog post was after an evening of experiencing Alfie Kohn speak about the state of education in 2013 (As a novice writer, I believe I used the term “assault” as a substitution for critical lens). Since then, the blog has been a space for me to share ideas, examples of my work as a music teacher, and a place to work through/out my scholarly writing and doctoral coursework.

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Every 21st Century Teacher should be able to do THIS

I sure hope fresh, new teachers are coming into the workforce with at least these areas covered! Presented by Terry Heick and shared on Twitter by my colleague Eric Castro, we present 36 Things Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Do. I think we are in the middle of a truly, transformational period […]

Creativity, Building and Learning

I can remember sitting in front of our family’s first PC clone purchase assembled by the early 80’s computer company Leading Edge. I sat with the owner’s manual for hours trying to understand this new machine as I arrived at the DOS prompt after the boot disk loaded the OS into memory. Around the same time, […]

“Schools as we know them are Obsolete”

The initial reason to create my blog was after I had watched this TED talk featuring Sugata Mitra and his vision for schools in the Cloud. It is a good deal beyond innovation, and most certainly far beyond what many of us can conceptualize for current students and future leaders. Is there criticism of Sugata’s […]

Good Friday Tre Ore Service

I was director of the Motet Choir at St. Ignatius Church in San Francisco, California during Holy Week in 2013. I had the opportunity to collaborate as music director in a Tre Ore Service on Good Friday that, in addition to a series of reflections on the Seven Last Words of Christ, projected famous works […]