On the new 'Links' tab you will find local, state, and national arts organizations that I am familiar with, and use, or that have been recommended to me by arts educators. - If you know of good ones, let me know, and I will add it to the others. Edu-links is for hands-on educational resources that you access from anywhere, and use to learn, or to produce arts-related material.
Just a closing couple of thoughts. A few weeks ago, I included a poster that said 'those who can, teach, those who can't - pass laws about teaching. I didn't think it was particularly funny, just ironically true. If you don't think that's funny, - recognize that right now, congress is re-writing the No Child Left Behind Act. The same Congress that can't pass a budget, or a jobs bill, or agree on almost anything, is now engaged in deciding what new rules and standards will apply to teaching and education. This video is put out by the Department of Education and is a beginning step in reforming education that will impact students, and teachers, and schools over the next decade. They ask for your input. - Give it to them. The ways to contact them are www.ed.gov, and 1-800-usa-learn.
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