In my school district, the objective at the top of each lesson plan, and the objective must begin with the phrase "students will be able to." The idea is to state an objective in terms of what I want the students to know and do as a result of the lesson. This is a helpful way … Continue reading Why Do Essential Questions Improve Music Teaching and Learning?
If there is one thing that I don't like about being a music teacher, it is this: I only see my students once a week for forty-five minutes. The problem with this is that over the course of an entire school year, I see my classes a maximum of forty times. That's as many times … Continue reading Staying Focused as a Music Teacher