A New School Year: Getting the Little Things Right

Even though I have students every year they are in my PK3-8 building, the start of a new school year is still filled with excitement and anticipation of good things to come. It is a fresh start for students and teachers, and an opportunity to establish good habits for the entire school year. Early in … Continue reading A New School Year: Getting the Little Things Right

How Fun Does Music Class Have to Be?

If there is one thing that will make or break a lesson, it is how the teacher gets the class started. Any delay in engaging and capturing students focus will result in a slow start from which it is difficult to recover.  Ways to do this have been given different names for different generations. Madeline … Continue reading How Fun Does Music Class Have to Be?