Field Report: Balticon

Posted May 30, 2018, under Tim's Blog

I just got home from being the musical guest of honor at Balticon, an annual science fiction and fantasy convention run by Maryland fen. If you’ve never been to a … Read More

Mom Loves Best

Posted May 11, 2018, under Tim's Blog

Seventeen years ago(!), Best Beloved did what a lot of first-time moms do: she bought about a dozen books on how to raise Boy Genius the RIGHT way and read … Read More

New website coming soon…

Posted April 15, 2018, under Tim's Blog

Sometime in the next month or two, you will find the look of our website will change quite a lot. We will still have all the great music etc, but … Read More

Field Report: JoCo Cruise

Posted February 26, 2018, under Tim's Blog

For the first time in a long time I took a whole week off from both work and family, and I just got home from something totally different. One recent … Read More

Putting the A in STEAM, Part 2: The “One More Thing” Thing

Posted April 23, 2017, under Tim's Blog

An occasional series on science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. A number of organizations, including GriffinEd, serve schools for free; but money is not the only thing our schools are … Read More

Watch GriffinEd Live At Kulak’s!!!

Posted March 10, 2017, under Tim's Blog

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

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

Posted February 9, 2017, under Tim's Blog

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 … Read More

Fast Pitch is done!

Posted March 10, 2016, under Tim's Blog

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 … Read More

Fast Pitch!!!

Posted December 12, 2015, under Tim's Blog

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 … Read More

Why music?

Posted December 7, 2015, under Tim's Blog

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 … Read More