Benjamin Zander

Zander Reflections Part 3

Sometimes the reflections on the Zander book, The Art of Possibility, are much more… “ground level.” One student commented: I loved Benjamin Zander’s analogy of the conductor and orchestra. Too often educators forget that we are not there to fill there little brains with information all day long. This is where the NCLB act has […]

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Zander Reflections Part 2

My students continue their reflections on the Zander book, The Art of Possibility. This time the musing is about the possible ramifications of the realization that “Reality” is not what we thought it was: I try not to allow Zander’s conceptualism bother me–it goads me like a poker when he says “language is replete with […]

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