Curious about Day of the Dead?

This week schools all around will be dressing up and talking about Halloweeen of course, but Spanish classes will be talking about the cultural holiday of Day of the Dead, or "Dia de los Muertos" which coincides with All Saints Day, starting from October 31 at night and going until November 2. Aside from teaching … Continue reading Curious about Day of the Dead?

Bringing wonder into performance based assessment through ART and Reflection

While the school year is winding down, teachers all around are figuring out ways to deliver some type of learning assessment. I know I am in the same boat. This short video caught my attention- and immediately I though this could be a nice way to wrap things up for a level 1 or 2 … Continue reading Bringing wonder into performance based assessment through ART and Reflection

Curious about Frida and/or Ballet?

I mentioned it in my last post, but in case you haven't read that one yet- An excellent opportunity for Frida aficionados, and ballet lovers- a Must See is the English National Ballet featuring Frida Kahlo's Broken Wings, starring lead principal dancer Tamara Rojo. It is short, only 50 mins, but so so worth it. … Continue reading Curious about Frida and/or Ballet?

Curiosity At a Distance

With so many theatre houses and concert arenas closed during this pandemic, as well as musicians, dancers and artists on lockdown themselves, spectators can still enjoy watching eye-catching costumes, awe-inspiring choreographed footwork of both modern and classical steps, listening to hope inducing opera spring from the mouths of some of the most well known voices, … Continue reading Curiosity At a Distance