Either way, after mulling it over and over and over and over, I ended up turning the job down in favor of my current position. I spent so much of the summer fearing what might come…. And when I said, “You did an incredible job today!” They said “We can still do better.”
Assessment: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly PART II
The third school that really struck me was the most frustrating. It was a group of students from a poor school. So many of their issues had to do with crummy instruments, an unfortunate lacking of a bass player, and just poor circumstances. This was really ugly and frustrating. And so… I decided to write about it…
Extra Benefits from the Extra Curriculars!
extracurricular activities, contrary to many beliefs of the past, actually increase students’ social and academic self-concept, aspirations, homework, academics, and even college entrance
Enthusiasm, Info, Concern, & Tough Questions = A Recruiting Recipe from Anotha Motha!
This goes back to the idea that recruiting happens every single day. Recruiting is the impression your students leave with each day as they are walking to their other classes. Recruiting is the story your students tell after an amazing rehearsal with you, it is in everything that we do, so we better do it all with enthusiasm according to this article!
Pot in the Pocket… Poverty in Public Schools
oes he dream? He comes to school each day, he works hard for his teachers. Sure, he may have some pot in his pocket, but he tries to focus during the day.
Demo of High School Music Students – Article Summary
Today I will be looking at Elpus & Abril’s article on High School music ensemble students. Elpus, Kenneth and Carlos R. Abril. “High School Music Ensemble Students… Read more “Demo of High School Music Students – Article Summary”
Social Class & School Music – Article Review
As my second day of the writing challenge, I have opted to check out an article that I feel is related to my own dissertation interests: SES… Read more “Social Class & School Music – Article Review”