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What my Dad Means when He Says the Word

By Robert Lanterman, published on Jan 3, 2017

As Christmas leaves us, I find myself reflecting on the holiday’s most tenured traditions. Grandma’s cooking, Christmas tree decorating, presents on the morning of, etc. One thing that I find to be commonly overlooked about holidays and basically all family gatherings, however, is my dad’s frequent usage of the word “neat”. “Neat,” now that I think about it, may be his go-to word. Maybe your dad says “neat,” maybe he says “swell,” and hopefully he doesn’t say “fresh.” Regardless, here’s the three different ways my dad uses the word “neat,” and to better understand holidays and family time,... (more)

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How the Arts are Shaping Education

By Robert Lanterman, published on Nov 22, 2016

I believe that ideally, a good teacher knows how to engage the right and left sides of their brain to present an idea accurately and entertainingly. After all, what else is a teacher than a purposed educator? The creative side and the book-smart side of one’s self must collaborate to properly inform students, so that they may care about what they’re learning as well as retain it. That said, I’ve noticed more and more artists becoming teachers.

Being involved with independent music myself, I can name a few off the top of my head: Alfred Brown IV from Dangers (Writing Professor at University... (more)

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