You Got Your First Music Teaching Job, Now What? first year music teachers teacher tips

 

      Congratulations! You’ve just received that long-awaited job offer you worked so hard for! Now that the offer has finally come, you can hardly contain your excitement -- and for good reason! You are about to enter one of the most fulfilling career fields out...

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The Worst Advice About Elementary Music music teachers teacher tips

 

      Let’s face it. We’ve all gotten some pretty terrible advice for how to teach elementary music. On top of that, the majority of this advice is entirely unsolicited.

      I asked a group of elementary music teachers on Facebook to share...

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5 Things About Teaching Elementary Music (That You Didn't Learn in Undergrad) educational tips first year student teaching

 

      For better or for worse, most states' music teacher licensure includes certification in Kindergarten through high school. While this can be incredibly helpful when it comes to job security, it comes at a cost.

      For obvious reasons, most...

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My Favorite Resources for Remote Music Learning distance learning music class resources technology

 

      As the COVID-19 pandemic becomes all too real, many of us are transitioning to teaching remotely. This offers a serious challenge to all educators, especially music teachers. 

      While this is by no means an exhaustive list, here is a list...

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Regrouping After A Particularly Rough Class mental health music teachers teacher tips

      Let’s be honest, one of the amazing things about being a music teacher is that we get to see so many students in one school day. By doing this we are able to make a difference in the lives of hundreds of students in a single day, which if you ask me is absolutely...

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