Using Core Arts Standards to Teach Students How To Select Repertoire

The new core arts standards are made in the same form as the Common Core State Standards, and contain similar vocabulary. Because of this, we can plan, give and assess music instruction with Common Core connections already embedded by using the Core Arts Standards as our foundation. The heart of the matter is expressed in … Continue reading Using Core Arts Standards to Teach Students How To Select Repertoire

An Effective Way To Boost Self-Image with Music Education

After years of practicing strategies to boost students’ self-esteem, it seems that there are more discouraged, disinterested, demotivated students than ever. Students are increasingly unwilling to face and conquer challenges, and quickly convince themselves that success is beyond their ability. Because strategies to boost students’ self-esteem were supposed to lead to opposite results, an objective … Continue reading An Effective Way To Boost Self-Image with Music Education