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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56 | Vocal Health for Music Teachers with Dr. Jennifer Whitehead first year music teachers show notes teacher tips that music podcast

 


Vocal health is important for all teachers, but we as music teachers have an added struggle if we don’t take care of our voices.

Even those of us who went through undergrad as vocal majors often lack the knowledge of how to truly use our voices in a safe and sustainable way.

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30+ Engaging Ideas for Elementary Music Centers curriculum music class activities music class resources teacher tips

      I love my job! I am not sure if other teachers realize how lucky we are! Singing, dancing, playing and getting to build relationships with students over multiple years really makes most days fly by and not seem much like work at all.  However, I am a little jealous of...

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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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