Today I attended Columbus Museum of Art's Special Exhibition titled, I Too, Sing America. The collection of works helped display how African American's of Harlem, NY and beyond sought to reclaim the black identity in their works as a way to help redefine what it meant to be Black in America during The Harlem Renaissance. The … Continue reading I, Too, Sing America
Friday, January 11th... I walked into the Wexner Center on a buzz from the social events of the day, not realizing what was in store for the remaining hours of the day. The show program read: BERLIN Zvizdal: [Chernobyl - so far so close] The house manager opened the doors at exactly 8 o'clock … Continue reading A Nuclear Love Story
If there was something to perfectly encapsulate what I have discovered this semester, it is the words of Emily McDowell found above. When I arrived in at OSU on Aug the 20th, I did the whole, "I know what I'm doing" act, but on the inside was saying "I'm here to find myself." In a … Continue reading We made it: one semester down!
I did a thing! This is a Labanotation Score from our Analysis class visit to experience Israeli Dance (view my previous post about our visit here). This assignment was due in the middle of tech week for the BIG-5OH, and I remember feeling accomplished upon completion, but a lingering doubt. I recall getting home that evening … Continue reading Labanotation
In a reflection of the past sixteen weeks of my Educational Psychology Class course, my philosophy regarding the learning process has been expanded and refined the most. I previously viewed learning as the action of succeeding or aggressively holding the knowledge to complete a task or produce a product. I now understand the dimensionality of … Continue reading Metacognition: How do you learn?
I was also struck by the quote, “I think, that many of my colleagues think that their chief responsibility is to find ability rather than to encourage its development” (Bain, 2004, p.151). In my own development, I have seen colleagues struggle with fostering student learning, especially in dance and merely cling to the students that … Continue reading Student Assessment
My dear friend Kate Pope, has been a voice of reason for me for the last 5 years. She was the voice that pushed me to start teaching, the voice that said, you have something valuable to share, and the voice that spoke the words, "You are capable" loud enough to hear. She just posted … Continue reading Radicalness