Super Teacher's Job is Never Done!

Super Teacher's Job is Never Done!
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Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions. ~ Author Unknown

My goal is to reveal one teacher's humble journey of self-reflection, critical analysis, and endless questioning about my craft of teaching and learning alongside my middle school students.

"The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth'." ~ Dan Rather

Thursday, April 14, 2011

For Dancing Fans in the DC Area!

I just heard about this upcoming event and thought a few of you may be interested in attending this weekend. Enjoy!

If you are a fan of tap dancing or great dancing in general, or have a child who dances, this message is for you!

ChloƩ and Maud Arnold -- sisters who are products of Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland, graduates of Columbia University in NYC, and world-renowned professional tap dancers, choreographers, and teachers -- are 'bringing it back' to the DC area for the Third Annual DC Tap Festival, April 15/16/17.

The DC Tap Festival will feature over 30 master classes in tap dancing, musical theatre, spoken word, as well as history of tap discussions, tap jams, a student showcase, and a 'cutting' contest. the highlight of the weekend will be an all-star performance Saturday, April 16th at 8 pm at Duke Ellington School for the Arts Theatre in Georgetown.

To get all the details about class registration, the concert, etc., go to<>

DC TapFest offers discounted tickets to MCPS family at the group rate and also has scholarships available for classes. Donations to sponsor a child are tax-deductible.

Featured artists this year are Grammy Awardee and recent "Dancing with the Stars" runner-up Mya, the amazing DanceWorks Company from Taiwan, Emmy Awardee Jason Samuels-Smith, and child prodigy Little Luke (who appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres show after his debut at the 2010 DC TapFest.

Clips from last year's TapFest:

Chloe & Maud Productions present local 6-year-old tap prodigy to Ellen DeGeneres:

NBC-4 covers the 2010 DC Tap Festival Concert:

FOX-5 Morning News (part 1):

FOX-5 Morning News (part 2):

Thank you!

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