It is vital to promote positive social change in the classroom. Edman's (2013) showed evidence that teachers could make 'magic' in the classroom. If a teacher does cooperative learning through design thinking, magic could occur when blending ideas for proactive outcomes. The exciting part of creating magic for the classroom thrives from the process, not… Continue reading Let’s collaborate for Positive Social Change
The innovative tools for an authentic assessment produced an introspective approach based on needs for student success. In order to identify the twenty-first-century skills, one needed to incorporate multiple methods and waited on responses towards individual students’ activities (Greenstein, 2012). Standardized testing engaged an expected proficiency level, lacking uniqueness, and a holistic twenty-first-century education's real… Continue reading Tools for authentic assessment
gNetwork Project Collective Dance Work Across the World I had the privilege of collaborating with amazing choreographers, dancers, poets around the world to Celebrate World Dance Day for April 29, 2022. I am showing all the artist who collaborated with me and I thank them for the opportunity to engage with movement to make a… Continue reading International Dance Day: April 29, 2022
Celebrating 20th anniversary of Adagio School of Dance Guayama, Puerto Rico I had the opportunity to interview both of my friends Idrissa de Jesus Román and José Luis Pagan who are the owners of Adagio School of Dance. When I was writing my first part of my reflection, I then decided to meet with them… Continue reading Contempodanza Podcast #1 Video
Don't worry... It is just one My friend Idrissa de Jesús has a studio in my hometown Guayama, Puerto Rico. Idrissa and her husband are owners of the Adagio Dance Studio and is currently celebrating her 20th anniversary. So, Shout out to her and her family! You know I love you all. I remember that… Continue reading My Journey: A reflection part 1
The word EMPATHY indicates important roles for our daily lives. The Oxford dictionary (2022) defines the word empathy as the ability to understand and share feeling to another. I have realized that during traumatic events, the first thing that comes in mind is our survival, of ourselves and loved ones, but, can we have that… Continue reading Empathy: Can we Dance Solutions?
The 21st century teachers have experiences the challenges of the students from the virtual learning to the face to face learning environment. After the COVID-19 lockdown, many students and adults need to recharge social interactions in a classroom setting, which is not easy after being affected by so many triggers along the way. Elementary students… Continue reading Problem Solving tool for behavior.. How Challenges can dance solutions?
Reflections by using the Mindset Assessment Tool quiz from Carol Dweck (2014) I had the opportunity to have a Mindset assessment tool quiz and showed the following quote: “You understand that your intelligence is something that you can increase. You care about learning, and you're willing to work hard. You do want to do well,… Continue reading Trust the process…. From a fix to a Growth mindset
An authentic opportunity is to start a new year with new goals, new opportunities to engage into what we want to do for this year 2022. At the beginning of the year, we decide to have a plan in place, others to think about main goals, such as to write, subscribe into new opportunities and projects. Whatever… Continue reading Moving Forward
Adalberto Sanchez Morales after Hurricane Maria 2017 Happy New Year everyone! I hope everyone had a moment to reflect what happened in the past and think about the new adventures that we will going on moving forward. I was looking into my past pictures when I was the school Principal with the Departamento de Educación… Continue reading Now, what will happen to Education?