"The free play of art is the result of mastery. " --Ernst Fischer, The Necessity of Art

"Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them." --Ladybird Johnson

"...a well-trained ear, a well-trained intelligence, a well-trained heart, and a well-trained hand...." --Zoltan Kodaly



Check this one out...

Straight-forward, clear talk about teaching kids to read through immersing them in the direct 1:1 joy of stories, read aloud:  Reading Magic, by Mem Fox.

Funny, how often language acquisition and literacy skills mirror the same processes in music...

See you tomorrow.


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