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Watch GriffinEd Live At Kulak’s!!!

Posted in Blog, on March 10, 2017

Okay, we’ve got ways to do this; hopefully at least one of them will work. 1. If you are on FaceBook, go to the GriffinEd FB page (click LIKE while you’re there!) and we will be... More

Putting the A in STEAM, part 1: the Myth of Expertise

Posted in Blog, on February 9, 2017

When I started using music and the other arts to help my Title-1 students in LAUSD learn science and math 25 years ago, I hadn’t heard about STEAM yet; I’m not even sure STEM was a... More

Fast Pitch is done!

Posted in Blog, on March 10, 2016

Well, that was a pretty intense eight-week journey. I did about thirty drafts of my pitch, practiced it about a zillion times, made some new friends and a lot of contacts, and honed GriffinEd’s message about... More

Fast Pitch!!!

Posted in Blog, on December 12, 2015

GriffinEd is terribly excited to announce we have been chosen as semi-finalists in the Social Venture Partners’ Fast Pitch competition. Think “Shark Tank” for nonprofits with grant funding for prizes and, more importantly, a chance to... More

Why music?

Posted in Blog, on December 7, 2015

I spend a lot of my time explaining to people that GriffinEd isn’t about teaching music, but is instead a program for teaching STEM and other subjects using music as a fun and effective tool. This... More

Thankful

Posted in Blog, on November 19, 2015

I can hardly believe 2015 is nearly done. Here are some of the reasons I am thankful this season: -a friend getting out of the hospital only a little the worse for mileage. -another friend trading... More