Arts education is among the most important facets of education. Studies have shown that the inclusion of arts education in the curriculum is important for student engagement and learning.
Anyone who knows me is aware of my love of quotations. I used them during my teaching career as prompts for journal writing. I use them in letters, post them on my Facebook wall, toss them into conversations sometimes.
The opportunity to contribute a commentary to the Jackson County Sentinel was unexpected, but I must admit that I have really enjoyed sharing my opinions, experiences, and memories.