Notes from a Musical Nonprofit

Posted July 24, 2013, under Press & Media

A longtime Los Angeles Unified School District teacher with a proclivity for music, Griffin regularly wove music and performing arts into his lessons to grab students’ attention and reinforce core content standards. He penned clever songs covering everything from the American Revolution to zoology.

Can we prove this works? Why yes, we can.

Posted June 6, 2013, under Tim's Blog

When we launched GriffinEd in 2012, we needed some data to support our mission. A HUGE thank you to Ms. Campa and all the teachers at Kingsley Elementary who participated. … Read More

GriffinEd: First Year

Posted May 28, 2013, under Tim's Blog

With the school year drawing to a close, I look around and find my head spinning a bit as I realize it was one year ago this week that I … Read More

Aaaaaaand we’re up!

Posted May 11, 2013, under Tim's Blog

I feel like I’ve just given birth to a new baby named Before we start actively promoting this new site, I really need your feedback! Please take the site … Read More

Happy Earth Day

Posted April 13, 2013, under Tim's Blog

I just did a show at an Earth Day celebration in Tarzana. Great fun! All that information about the environment reminded me of a discussion from a while back on … Read More

Some Thoughts on Writing (a rather long post)

Posted March 4, 2013, under Tim's Blog

Lately I’ve been doing more writing workshops than shows, so this rather long post is mostly for my writer friends. I’m working on a formal write-up of my songwriting workshops … Read More

I’m right here… aren’t I?

Posted February 24, 2013, under Tim's Blog

Last December I did a show for an annual gathering of the National Science Teachers’ Association in Phoenix, Arizona. Some teachers from the Phoenix suburb of Glendale liked it enough

Enter the Bearded Dragon

Posted February 14, 2013, under Tim's Blog

A little over a year ago, there was a guy who apparently thought he knew enough about bearded dragons to successfully breed them for money, so he put a male … Read More

Convention Report: GAFilk

Posted January 15, 2013, under Tim's Blog

A while back I had an email from Larry Niven. He had been invited to be a guest at GAFilk, a music convention in Atlanta. He was allowed to bring … Read More

Happy New Year

Posted January 1, 2013, under Tim's Blog

Welcome to 2013! I’ve been relaxing with family and friends in Sun Valley, Idaho, but after successfully avoiding work for a few weeks I’m getting ready to head back to … Read More