73 | What is Universal Design for Learning?
A few years back, Lauren Marcinkowski introduced me to the concept of Universal Design for Learning and I was HOOKED. Since then, I’ve done a decent amount of research into UDL as part of my graduate research for my...View Episode
72 | Sowing the Seeds as a Student Teacher
Student teaching is one of the hardest things you will ever have to do. On top of teaching full-time and being a full-time student, you are also likely trying to line up your first teaching job for the next year! In...View Episode
71 | Defiant Students: How Do I Win?
Some students are naturally a bit stand-off to music. Some can be outright defiant at times. But all students deserve a high-quality music education. In this week’s episode of That Music Podcast, I dive into how to...View Episode
70 | Kodaly Levels: What Are They and Why Do They Matter?
One of the best decisions I’ve made in my career has been starting my Kodály levels after my first year of teaching. I knew that I eventually wanted to do my levels training, but I didn’t quite realize how important...View Episode
69 | PreK Music: Where Do I Start?
My first day in a PreK classroom I felt completely out of my element. But I quickly realized preschool was one of my favorite ages to teach! This week’s episode of That Music Podcast is for those of you who felt like...View Episode
68 | Intersections Between Private Lessons & General Music
Music happens in so many ways both inside and outside of our music classrooms. This week’s episode of That Music Podcast is all about the intersections between the music education that happens in our classrooms and...View Episode
67 | Student Teacher Self-Care
Student teaching is an incredible time where you can start to truly find yourself as a teacher. But unfortunately it’s also one of the most difficult things a pre-service teacher can do. This week’s episode of That...View Episode
66 | Curriculum Mapping in Music Classroom
If you’re tired of feeling like you’re reinventing the wheel every time you sit down to lesson plan, this episode is for YOU! In this week’s episode of That Music Podcast I talk about curriculum mapping and how...View Episode
65 | Kindergarten Curriculum Night: How I Did That
This year I was able to put on a Kindergarten performance for the first time in my career. I decided to turn it into an informance & curriculum night to show parents and grownups what actually goes on in the music...View Episode
64 | Elementary Choir with Emma Bassett
This week’s episode is all about choir at the elementary level. You are not going to want to miss this fantastic interview with Emma Bassett. Emma Bassett was born and raised in Wisconsin, but got to Texas as fast as...View Episode
63 | What They DON'T Tell You About Student Teaching
There is so much that we don't learn about student teaching until we are in the thick of it. Now that I'm a few years out of student teaching, I've been doing a lot of thinking about what I wish I would've known about...View Episode
62 | English Learners in the Music Classroom with Betha Maust
So many of us have an increasing population of English Learners in our classrooms. Especially for those of us, me included, who are not bilingual, this can be an incredibly difficult population of students to...View Episode