Teaching Music To Special Needs Students

Billy Rueckert is 13 years old. And he likes to prove people wrong...Billy has cerebral palsy, and he was barely 10 when he peeked into the band room...and informed Miss Roggen he’d like to learn to play an instrument. Anything. He wasn’t picky.” I remember him coming through that door with his walker,” says Tammy … Continue reading Teaching Music To Special Needs Students

Music Teachers and the School Community

Music teachers can easily have many reasons for feeling disconnected from the rest of the school. They are referred to as specialists, teach a subject most other teachers have minimal training in, and work in a room that is probably isolated from most of the other classrooms. Also, music classes are typically taught when other … Continue reading Music Teachers and the School Community