Added by Cynthia Gentry on November 15, 2017 at 11:18am — No Comments
"Look at them, looking," he once urged me as we watched some children draw- and then he added, "their eyes meeting the world." He wished that schools, especially, would take the child as artist more seriously: "A youngster drawing is a youngster thinking, a youngster telling you a hell of a lot. When will we know that?" When he asked such questions,…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on October 3, 2014 at 8:48am — No Comments
What if children's education opened them up to the passion, talent, and joy inside their hearts and minds? What if?
Tonight I saw a wonderful story on Sixty MInutes about a symphony in Kinshasa in Congo. The musicians played and sang with such joy. It seemed that most came to music very late and thanks only to the…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on April 8, 2012 at 10:25pm — No Comments
In my high school we all chose quotes to go beneath our senior pictures. My quote was "I meant to do my work today, but a brown bird sang in the apple tree." I thought of that old quote today when I saw this cartoon by David Horsey of the Seattle Post Intelligencer. This makes me so incredibly sad and so incredibly angry.
Look at the faces in the…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on October 11, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Added by Cynthia Gentry on October 13, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments