25 | Music Therapy & Music Education with Lauren Marcinkowski, MT-BC M.Ed. mental health show notes that music podcast

 


 

      In this episode I share my conversation with Lauren Marcinkowski about the intersections between music education and music therapy.

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      Lauren Marcinkowski, MT-BC, M.Ed., is a PA, K-12 certified music teacher and...

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Top 5 New Years Resolutions for the Elementary Music Teacher first year music teacher journey music teachers

      Another year has come and gone! At the time of writing this, 2020 is winding down and (finally) coming to an end. No matter how hard this year was for all of us, teachers were able to make changes to keep our students engaged. Going into the new year, here are some ideas of...

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Labels for Children with Disabilities: What terminology should we use? exceptional learners first year teacher tips

      Throughout my life, I have seen and heard my fair share of “polite” words to describe students with disabilities. Growing up with a brother who has autism and an intellectual disability, I have heard people describe him as “special,” an “extra...

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4 Strategies For Exceptional Learners educational tips exceptional learners teacher tips

      Whether you have a self-contained class of exceptional learners or a few are part of the general population of your classes, having strategies on hand to help these students will help them (and you!) in the long run. The great thing about these strategies is that they will...

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Why I Love Elementary Music (And You Should Too!) elementary music music teachers

      As I think back in my own music education, it is kind of surprising that I do not really remember elementary music.  I remember we had it….and we sat in chairs….maybe we used textbooks? We definitely had recorders! Who can forget recorders? But, all the...

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