60 | Reflecting On What I'm Thankful For mental health music teacher journey music teachers show notes that music podcast

 

In this week’s episode of That Music Podcast, I get a little bit personal. I share my thoughts and reflections on this past year.

 

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New Teacher Mid Year Self Check elementary music first year mental health music teachers teacher tips

      If you are a new teacher, it is completely normal to feel overwhelmed at this point in the year. With winter break coming up and concerts to get ready for and grades to finish, teachers often feel just as overwhelmed, if not more than, the students. If that describes you, I...

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59 | Rethinking Musical Assessment music class resources music teachers pod show notes

 


Assessment doesn’t need to be scary. Data and assessment are truly invaluable in the elementary music classroom.

In this week’s episode of That Music Podcast, I share my thoughts on assessment, and how we can use nearly constant informal assessment to truly guide and drive our...

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3 Simple Ways To Change Your Language In Class To Be Less Ableist diversity educational tips exceptional learners inclusive music teachers teacher tips

Language Matters.

 

      Language has so much power. Spoken language. Written. Non-spoken. Body language. It communicates to the world what we want them to know, what we value, and what we know to be true in our lives.

      While language is one part of...

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58 | Advocating for Ourselves as Professionals with Sarah Oliver music advocacy music teachers show notes teacher appreciation teacher tips that music podcast

 


Whether we like it or not, we must advocate for ourselves and our programs.

On this week’s episode of That Music Podcast, I share a conversation I had with Sarah OIiver about advocating for ourselves and our students.

Sarah Oliver lives in Xenia, Ohio with her husband Kevin, her...

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