“15 Relevant Educator Questions to Strengthen Student Enjoyment in Class” is an opportunity to highlight a teacher’s internal dialogue to improve their teaching. Although some teachers go into their classrooms cold, void from thoughtful planning, it is essential to carefully give careful thought to our teaching strategies so that students get value and enjoyment from our instruction.
Yikes! I need a music sub tomorrow. That is the scenario that many of us run into when unexpected events in life occur for us. In an ideal world, we would be in our classrooms rehearsing, on stage performing or creating lasting relationships with our students. Sometimes family circumstances pull us away from our students. Other times professional development, training, or, school activities pull us from our classrooms. Despite these reasons, they all require us to scramble to try to find a music substitute.
Have you ever considered hosting a summer symposium? Do you have camp experience? Does your school have an active and supportive parental team? Are there facility and financial resources available to you over the break? All of these are important to consider when crafting a plan to host a symposium.
Collaboration is a positive keyword in the education community. People are coming together to meet the goals of the greater good. Solutions are found to problems when individuals share their skills and experiences. In music education, collaboration can produce great works of art. As a result, positive collaborative has short and long term benefits.