Samantha Foss
June 19, 2023

Linguistic Kaleidoscope: How the Languages We Speak Shape Our Realities

Introduction Language is not merely a tool for communication; it is a powerful lens that shapes our perception of the world. The languages we speak act as filters, influencing the way we think, perceive, and interact with the reality around us. Each language offers a unique perspective and worldview, from vocabulary and grammar to cultural […]

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June 9, 2023

Where Does Morality Originate?

Morality is an essential aspect of human society. It defines right and wrong in our actions, thoughts, and choices. However, the question that has haunted philosophers and thinkers for centuries is: Where do morals come from? Is morality innate or acquired? Is it a product of social conditioning or divine intervention? In this article, we […]

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May 30, 2023

The Good Life Method: A Holistic Approach to Achieving Happiness

Living a good life is something that many of us aspire to, yet it can be challenging to define what makes a life truly “good.” Is it having a successful career? A happy family life? Financial stability? While these are all essential aspects of a fulfilling life, they are not the only ones. The Good […]

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May 22, 2023

The Meaning of Nietzsche’s Superman

Introduction: Friedrich Nietzsche, the renowned German philosopher, introduced the concept of the ‘Übermensch’ or ‘Superman’ in his influential work, “Thus Spoke Zarathustra.” This idea has fascinated and perplexed scholars and readers alike since its inception. In this article, we delve into the meaning of Nietzsche’s ‘Superman,’ exploring its philosophical underpinnings and its implications for human […]

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May 4, 2023

What Happens When Machines Become Smarter Than People?

One of the most important debates in artificial intelligence is whether machines could eventually be smarter than people. The answer to this question is not clear and depends on many assumptions. A fundamental assumption in this discussion is that computers will never be able to beat humans. This is because human capabilities include key distinctive […]

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April 20, 2023

Aligning Elementary Culturally Responsive and Trauma-Informed Pedagogies

Trauma-informed is a complex and often cumulative experience. It can include experiences of maltreatment, family violence, trauma-informed events such as car accidents and natural disasters, serious illness, and even trauma rooted in culture or race. A positive learning environment buffers the impact of stress and trauma-informed, promotes resilience, and supports development. It also builds a […]

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April 5, 2023

Culturally Inclusive Elementary Music Classroom Tools

In today’s culturally complex world, music classrooms can play an important role in teaching students to value their social and personal identities. As a result, educators must choose educational materials and instructional strategies that create learning environments that support and affirm every student. The following tool provides a framework for incorporating musical repertoire, literature, and […]

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March 3, 2023

Navigating Music Teaching in Uncertain Times

During this time of uncertainty, music educators and students face many challenges. In addition to the obvious ones, personal issues can make it difficult for teachers to teach. One of the most important considerations for teachers is ensuring that they are taking care of themselves. Whether dealing with an illness, a student, or a family […]

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February 27, 2023

Composition in Middle School

As you build a music program that meets the needs of your middle school students, be sure to provide opportunities for your students to develop their composition skills. This will help them appreciate the music they are writing and their role as the composer. A previous study (Cronenberg, 2016) found that music educators generally believed […]

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January 27, 2023

Teaching Music Online Using Microsoft PowerPoint to Prerecorded

If you want to create an online lesson on the subject of music, consider using Microsoft PowerPoint to create prerecorded lessons that can be easily downloaded and played in PowerPoint. In this article, we will explore some of the basics of how to do this, and we will also look at a few tips and […]

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