**Opens the blog and blows off the dust** Yes...it has been quite some time since I have posted anything new here. Why? The short answer...life happened. The longer answer...*takes a deep breath*
I changed schools, changed school districts, changed grade levels (from high school to middle school), changed the county and city I live in, packed up my entire house and entire classroom and moved to a new house and new classroom. At one point, everything I owned, my personal belongings and my school belongings, was in a box all at once. It was crazy. It was insane. Oh, and did I mention that this all happened two weeks before school started.
I do NOT recommend starting off a school year that way. But, I am so VERY glad that I did! I am back making music with the middles and loving every bit of it!
I did manage to do a couple of postings here and there on Medium in my absence from the blog, so be sure to follow me there as well to read the full articles!
All good lessons start with a good plan, and it is essential for teachers to have a good grasp of writing effective lesson plans. Lesson planning can seem intimidating at times but if you keep these six tips in mind, you will have more confidence in the process. ClickHERE to read the full article.
This article is geared more towards teachers of all kinds with private students. This could prove very helpful to you as many music teachers also maintain a private studio in addition to their classroom responsibilities. The thought of relocating your private studio can be a bit intimidating at first, but these four tips can help make the transition a bit easier. Click HERE to read the full article.
(What is a teacher to do when the going gets tough? One often overlooked strategy is to return to your own teachers, your mentors, and to look to them for sage advice, leadership, guidance, and a listening ear. Click HERE to read the full article.
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