With school starting, we should already be thinking about how we can keep our students interested in our program & these are a few small ways to do it. Isn’t it interesting that very little of it has anything to do with music making? When it comes to music making, just keep it enjoyable!
The most cited reason for leaving the field of music education included a lack of perceived support from administration & dissatisfaction with STUDENT BEHAVIO
thinking about starting up a new strings program in your district?…. 90% of the participants reported an increase in the overall enrollment in music programs within their district once a new strings program started
I have been interested in doing an article on music teacher attitudes toward recruiting (as we have all experienced interesting attitudes from blatant territorialism to a complete lack… Read more “Teacher Attitudes Toward English Language Learners”
He would definitely have a private teacher if his parents would let him, but they can’t afford it. So he watches every youtube video he can find of the audition excerpt. If he made it, he might be the first kid in his entire school to make this orchestra. Just a few minutes ago, he was sitting on a metrobus. Watching the minutes on his phone go by as slow as snail mail….
if issues have not been resolved by the time I get them, it can be incredibly frustrating for both myself and the student if I am constantly nagging them about their issues. Here are a few things that have helped me in the past
The emphasis on performance did quite a number on me, to the point that I still have insecurities about my own abilities on my instruments.