Three Things from an IEP that Every Music Teacher Should Know exceptional learners iep teacher tips

      When it comes to IEPs, it can be overwhelming for the non-special education teachers to think about. Heck, it’s even overwhelming at times as the seasoned special education teacher, too! What is an SDI? Why should I look at their goals? What is a PBSP?! All these...

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What Are Exceptional Learners? educational tips exceptional learners music teachers

      If you’ve followed That Music Teacher for a while now, you’ve likely heard the term “Exceptional Learners.”  My school refers to this population as “Students with Learning Differences.” There are many names for these amazing students...

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Gift Ideas For Elementary Music Teachers elementary music music teachers teacher appreciation

      How is it already November?! I always feel like the holidays sneak up on me, and this year is no exception. Do you have an elementary music teacher in your life, or maybe you are one and just want to treat yourself? Look no further than our holiday gift guide! 

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Fostering Community with Other Teachers music teachers teacher tips

      2020 has been a strange year for all of us! If you’re feeling overwhelmed or scared or frustrated or any number of emotions, I hope you know you’re not alone. What I’m here to tell you is that you should never feel alone! In our profession, there are a...

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Using Music to Teach Other Subject Areas and Collaborate with Other Content Areas educational tips teacher tips

 

      As a specialist and quite possibly the only music and/or content area teacher in your school building, collaboration with other teachers is important. This helps you build relationships with other teachers, which is fantastic, because being a specialist can be...

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