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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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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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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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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