“Well, we are having this conversation right here and right now because of recent examples of classism. We wanted to have a discussion because most of our practices in music education have small examples of classism whether or not we realize it. But before we get into that, let’s talk about our value-systems.”
every morning when I woke up and I drove into work. I was like, man. How awesome is this. I’m getting paid to do this. And that’s a magical feeling that when you’re doing work, but it is fun work.
Welcome to our New Years Eve Special Episode with Dr. Blair Williams! Dr. Williams is Assistant Professor of String Music Education at Texas Tech University and Director/Master… Read more “Just Ask: Making Connections Where You’re Planted with Dr. Blair Williams”
Far too often, I have spent so much time drilling one section of an orchestra while the rest of the ensemble sits unengaged and bored. With my Round Robin Rehearsal techniques, you will save countless hours of unengaged time.
All too often, I observe young teachers who spend the bulk of a very short class period working with just one section. This leaves the other students… Read more “The Round Robin Rehearsal”
They discuss the credit hour myth in music, knowing your worth, the immense power of your studio professor, and provide suggestions as high school students begin the decision-making process of selecting a school of music.
Does your baby also get frustrated during times of transition? When David Michael was first born, he DESPISED getting changed in the morning and in the evening.… Read more “Ooh Wah Ooh Wah Oh Ah: Getting Baby Dressed Song”
This week, we meet with some music teachers who are also parents to chat about managing it all. Erin Stavropolous and Kelley McNamee discuss time management, recruitment,… Read more “Music Teacher Parents: It’s Okay to Say No”
I think people think of assessment as testing. But really, Assessment needs to be a culture, you know, it’s about developing a culture in your in your class of of constant improvement you know and and just setting goals.
We are so excited about this episode of #MusicEdLove featuring Dr. Charles Laux! Dr. Charles Laux is the Director of Orchestras at Alpharetta High School where his… Read more “Teaching Orchestra in the Time of Covid with Charles Laux”