50 | How Curriculum Mapping Changed My Teaching classroom tips curriculum first year lesson planning show notes that music podcast

 


My lessons were a bit of a jumbled mess my first year of teaching. I’ll be the first one to say that I spent the majority of my first year just trying to survive.

But once I started mapping out my curriculum, everything changed.

This week’s episode is all about the process of...

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Top 5 Benefits of Teaching Recorder educational tips general music instruments

      Anytime I tell someone I teach elementary music, it is almost inevitable that I will get some variation of the question “do you teach recorder?” Which is almost always followed up with “I’m so sorry.” I understand where people are coming from...

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49 | Five Ways to Teach a Song folk songs show notes that music podcast

 


There are so many ways to teach a song, so how do we choose the best ways?

In this episode I share five ways to teach a song so you aren’t just using the same methods day in and day out.

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Using Technology in Center-Based Activities (Plus 20 Ideas For Your Classroom!) music class activities music class resources technology

 

      There are so many reasons to include centers in your music classroom! Besides allowing students lots of different ways to practice skills, centers have a few other benefits too. They are self paced and provide an easy opportunity for teachers to differentiate...

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48 | Preventing Teacher Burnout with James Robinson, II mental health music teachers teacher tips

 


 

What can we do to combat teacher burnout?

That's what I chatted with James Robinson, II about on this week's episode of That Music Podcast.

Unfortunately, burnout is a very real problem within the teaching profession as a whole. Add on the fact that music teachers are often...

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