52 | Recorders: NOT Instruments of Torture instruments music class resources show notes teacher tips that music podcast

 


 

I never liked the recorder. Even when I was in school it wasn’t my favorite.

But once I discovered how the recorder can be used as another tool of music-making rather than just another unit, I changed my tune (see what I did there?).

This episode is all about why the recorder...

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48 | Preventing Teacher Burnout with James Robinson, II mental health music teachers teacher tips

 


 

What can we do to combat teacher burnout?

That's what I chatted with James Robinson, II about on this week's episode of That Music Podcast.

Unfortunately, burnout is a very real problem within the teaching profession as a whole. Add on the fact that music teachers are often...

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Back To School Design Using Canva back to school distance learning teacher tips

      Ready or not! It is back to school time! Even if you were working hard to avoid looking at the calendar, it is hard to enter any store and not see all those gleaming new school supplies right at the front!  As much as it always seems too early to see school supplies...

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Back to School Ideas for Middle School back to school middle school teacher tips

Happy Fall!

 

      If you are reading this, that means that the wonderful, amazing, slightly anxiety-producing time of year is upon us - back to school! Even if it is still 90 degrees and 70% humidity on your first day of school, your first day lesson plans can be as cool as...

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Easy Ways to Learn Student Names at the Beginning of the Year back to school elementary music teacher tips

 

      As music teachers, we are responsible for seeing the entire student population every week.  Depending on your school size, that can be 500 (or more) names!  It can be difficult to learn so many names quickly, especially when you’re new to the...

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