Welcome to Heads Up, a blogging experiment that aims to:
- connect the people, parts, and principles of Durham Academy;
- share ideas about learning and human development;
- spotlight a few of the many wondrous things I get to see every day at Durham Academy.
Thanks for reading the posts below — and sending news, links and ideas worth sharing.
Michael Ulku-Steiner, Head of School
Music as mirror, mediator, and mystic
DA Parent of three Ingrid Bianca Byerly was recently featured at TEDx Cincinnati, where she made the case for music as the universe's most effective bridge. From TEDx: "In her provocative talk, she reveals how music is not merely unsurpassed in aesthetic and entertainment potential, but unparalleled as a defining, transformative and prophetic force of communication between individuals and societies." Click here to see Ingrid's talk.
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