No fancy words here, just a couple of great links. The first comes from a former student of mine, and the second was republished in a magazine (The American Organist) that I sometimes read.
—Dr. Arthur Benjamin (in a TED talk) argues that prob/stat, not the calculus, should be the goal of K-12 math
—Dr. Karl Paulnack explains the purpose of music to parents of students newly enrolled at the Boston Conservatory