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Language Matters.

 

      Language has so much power. Spoken language. Written. Non-spoken. Body language. It communicates to the world what we want them to know, what we value, and what we know to be true in our lives.

      While language is one part of...

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58 | Advocating for Ourselves as Professionals with Sarah Oliver music advocacy music teachers show notes teacher appreciation teacher tips that music podcast

 


Whether we like it or not, we must advocate for ourselves and our programs.

On this week’s episode of That Music Podcast, I share a conversation I had with Sarah OIiver about advocating for ourselves and our students.

Sarah Oliver lives in Xenia, Ohio with her husband Kevin, her...

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Winter Break Self Care general music mental health music teachers teacher tips

      I don’t know how, but we’re already in November! The school year seems to be a strange mix of dragging on, but also flying by. Is anyone else in the same boat? I’ve seen so many teachers this year mention how burned out they feel, and how this year is...

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57 | Why Teaching Solfege STINKS music teachers show notes teacher tips that music podcast

 


I had a mindset shift a year or so ago about teaching Solfege, and it was an absolute gamechanger in my classroom.

On this week’s episode of That Music Podcast, I share that mindset shift and talk about how we as music educators can really think about the why of what we teach in a...

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Concert Planning Logistics for New Educators curriculum elementary music first year teacher tips

 

      ‘Tis the season to sing and play! There are very few traditions, especially holiday traditions, that do not include some kind of music which is why concerts are often so treasured in a school community.  As music teachers, we have been part of concerts for...

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