61 | Decolonizing the Kodály Classroom with Audrey Rice diversity educational tips first year inclusive music teachers show notes that music podcast

 


I often get questions about how a Kodály-influenced classroom can also be one that asks questions to allow us to be anti-racist and anti-biased.

Today’s episode of That Music Podcast is all about refocusing the Kodály classroom to ensure that the repertoire we choose...

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Affirming Spaces: Tips from Experts and How to Implement them in Class classroom management classroom tips diversity exceptional learners first year inclusive music teachers

 What are we doing to make our classrooms as safe a space as they possibly can be?

      As teachers, we worry about our students fairly often. Not only do we worry about their grades or how they are understanding a concept, but we worry about them emotionally as well. I know...

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60 | Reflecting On What I'm Thankful For mental health music teacher journey music teachers show notes that music podcast

 

In this week’s episode of That Music Podcast, I get a little bit personal. I share my thoughts and reflections on this past year.

 

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New Teacher Mid Year Self Check elementary music first year mental health music teachers teacher tips

      If you are a new teacher, it is completely normal to feel overwhelmed at this point in the year. With winter break coming up and concerts to get ready for and grades to finish, teachers often feel just as overwhelmed, if not more than, the students. If that describes you, I...

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59 | Rethinking Musical Assessment music class resources music teachers pod show notes

 


Assessment doesn’t need to be scary. Data and assessment are truly invaluable in the elementary music classroom.

In this week’s episode of That Music Podcast, I share my thoughts on assessment, and how we can use nearly constant informal assessment to truly guide and drive our...

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