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The University Promise – Reality Check

The University Promise – Reality Check

The University Promise – Reality Check My daughter recently began her school career in Junior Kindergarten and since her school is JK-12, I received a newsletter outlining why I should send her to University. It made me laugh, but it also made me think about how many […]

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Why You Should Stop and Think

Why You Should Stop and Think

Why You Should Stop and Think I have been thinking a lot about habits of mind lately; patterns of thinking that we all develop over time. Just like physical habits, these habits are engrained in our subconscious and are meant to be automated, to make our lives […]

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Lisa Interviews Juno Nominee Peter Katz

Lisa Interviews Juno Nominee Peter Katz

Lisa Interviews Juno Nominee Peter Katz As I mentioned last week, I have known Peter Katz since 2008, but I never had the chance to really talk to him in depth about his experiences as a musician. I thought that I would do it in an interview […]

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Lisa to Interview Juno Nominee…who is it?

Lisa to Interview Juno Nominee…who is it?

Lisa to Interview Juno Nominee…who is it? The first time I saw Peter Katz perform, he had a room full of 800 adults on the edge of tears. It was at the International Camping Congress in Quebec City in 2008, were he debuted his song, The Camp […]

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CWMF: Marta Interviews Neil Crone

CWMF: Marta Interviews Neil Crone

CWMF: Marta Interviews Neil Crone   CONNECTING WITH MY FUTURE (CWMF) Marta Machado  (14 years old) Interviews Neil Crone, film & TV actor (Little Mosque on the Prairie, Really Me) READ MARTA’S REFLECTION ON HER EXPERIENCE “Interviewing Neil Crone was such an amazing opportunity. I still can’t […]

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CWMF: Adrian Interviews Ennis Esmer!

CWMF: Adrian Interviews Ennis Esmer!

CWMF: Adrian Interviews Ennis Esmer! CONNECTING WITH MY FUTURE (CWMF) Adrian Mark  (14 years old) Interviews Ennis Esmer, one of the stars of the TV Show, The Listener. READ ADRIAN’S REFLECTION ON HIS EXPERIENCE “Interviewing Ennis Esmer was an absolutely extraordinary experience for me, and getting the […]

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CWMF: Nate Interviews James Duncan!

CWMF: Nate Interviews James Duncan!

CONNECTING WITH MY FUTURE (CWMF) Nate Oppel (13 years old) Interviews James Duncan, one of the stars of War Horse. READ NATE’S REFLECTION ON HIS EXPERIENCE “After seeing War Horse, I was amazed at the skill it takes to operate the life-sized horse puppet. It was a […]

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Special Preview: Nate’s Interview With James Duncan

Special Preview: Nate’s Interview With James Duncan

Special Preview: Nate’s Interview With James Duncan Enjoy this sneak peek of 13 year-old Nate Oppel’s interview with James Retter Duncan, one of the stars of War Horse! Full interview coming out Wednesday!    

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A Behind the Scenes Look at the Incredible Puppets of War Horse!

A Behind the Scenes Look at the Incredible Puppets of War Horse! As you eagerly anticipate Nate’s interview with James Retter Duncan, one of the stars of War Horse, I thought I would share a behind the scenes look at the show. As I watched this TED […]

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Introducing…Connecting With My Future!

Introducing…Connecting With My Future!

Introducing…Connecting With My Future! There are so many kids who are truly passionate about becoming a musician, dancer, actor, or artist, but have no mentors or ways to move forward. There is such a gap between what young people know about careers in the arts, and the […]

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