Music Classes with Self-Contained Classrooms educational tips exceptional learners teacher tips

 

      Have you ever encountered a situation where you stood back and said, “Woah, no one prepared me for this”? Well, many music teachers I have conversations with tell me this when they are told they have to teach music to self-contained...

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Work-Life Balance as a Music Teacher mental health music teachers teacher tips

 

      School is back in session!  Whether you are going in-person, online, or hybrid, this season is undoubtedly busy, with a never-ending list of lessons to plan, meetings to attend, and emails to send or calls to make.  It is difficult to find a balance between...

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Signs You Work In Elementary Music elementary music music teachers

      If you’re anything like me, you love telling people about the life of a music teacher. You love sharing all of the fun stories from your classroom and can’t stop thinking about the next exciting lesson you want to teach. But let’s talk about all of the...

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My Favorite Elementary Purchases back to school classroom management classroom tips

 

      I can’t believe it’s July already! While you’re taking time this summer to relax and get your curriculum ready, you should also take some time to think about things you may need to purchase for your classroom.

Here are some of my personal favorite...

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Tips to Calm First Day Jitters for Teachers back to school first year mental health teacher tips

      We all know students get anxious about the first day of school, but so do teachers!  I have struggled with anxiety and jitters leading up to the first day of school every year I have taught. 

      Along the way, I’ve come up with the...

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