Using Technology for Easy Sub Plans distance learning educational tips first year lesson planning teacher tips technology

      Teaching during a pandemic challenged music educators everywhere as our typical lessons and activities had to be reimagined for so many situations. Asynchronous learning home? No instruments available? Singing is not allowed?  I feel like the questions far exceeded the...

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63 | What They DON'T Tell You About Student Teaching music teacher journey show notes student teaching that music podcast
 

 

There is so much that we don't learn about student teaching until we are in the thick of it.

Now that I'm a few years out of student teaching, I've been doing a lot of thinking about what I wish I would've known about student teaching.

This week's episode of That Music Podcast is...

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How to Handle Parent Conflicts first year music teachers teacher tips

      Ask any teacher what their top three least favorite parts of being a teacher are, and most would mention “parent conflicts” somewhere on that list. (Likely among “grading” and “lack of administrative support,” but those are topics for...

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62 | English Learners in the Music Classroom with Betha Maust educational tips elementary music show notes teacher tips that music podcast

So many of us have an increasing population of English Learners in our classrooms.

Especially for those of us, me included, who are not bilingual, this can be an incredibly difficult population of students to serve.

In this week’s episode of That Music Podcast I bring in a wonderful...

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Reviewing Expectations and Setting Goals in the New Year classroom management classroom tips first year music teachers teacher tips

      We are used to hearing that January is a fresh start.  Many people even make resolutions about what they will do differently as the calendar changes. We are also encouraged to focus on what habits we can change to make those resolutions come true. All of these things are...

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