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Tag Archives | Stephanie Calmenson

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Peace

Peace is elusive. It is a goal of some people at some time in some parts of the world. As John Lennon wrote: “Imagine no possessions / I wonder if you can / No need for greed or hunger / A brotherhood of man / Imagine all the people sharing all the world …” Is […]

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Approaching the last day of kindergarten …

Kindergarten. It’s not peculiar to the USA, but the States took up the movement toward early childhood education after Friedrich Froebel introduced the concept in Bad Blankenburg, Germany, on June 28, 1840. “Children are like tiny flowers; they are varied and need care, but each is beautiful alone and glorious when seen in the community […]

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It’s not just one or the other

Music has played a key role in my lifelong learning. Introduced to the classics by our elementary school music program, the entire school was bussed once each year to hear the Minnesota Orchestra at a young people’s concert. I fell in love with Mr. Tweedy, the timpani player. He added drama to the music. My […]

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