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A Podcast Interview with Steve Litwiller, MMEA Mentoring Chair – by Ray Benton – An Exclusive podcast from Nottelmann Music – Did you know that forty-four percent of new teachers leave teaching within five years? Learn how MMEA Mentoring Chair Steve Litwiller and educators in this program are making a real difference! If you’re a Missouri Music Educator and new […]MORE
Here’s a brief article and quick video, loaded with interesting ideas regarding technology and multimedia. Curated from The NAMM Foundation – by Philip Nash – The contemporary student comes to the classroom with a sophisticated knowledge of computers. It is vital that we creatively approach and utilize the application of available technology to engage students and enhance learning. Multimedia […]MORE
This important article is from Nottelmann Music clinician Joe Pappas. Music Educators, do you include these key considerations when you prepare that first concert of the year? Share and comment below! Student preparation for the first concert of the year can be stressful to all. As a director, new or seasoned, we always feel the pressure preparing the music and […]MORE
Curated from Conn-Selmer’s CSI Connect – by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser – Conn-Selmer’s VP of Education, Tim Lautzenheiser, encourages us to discover the power of learning and the reason there is no end to power of music in our students lives.MORE
Great info here for choir directors. Read on, pass on to colleagues. Curated from Smartmusic’s Music Educator Blog – by Andy Beck. As a former high school choir director, I recognize both the challenges and rewards of teaching aural skills within the context of large group rehearsals. While time is often tight, and concert schedules tend to dictate priorities, there […]MORE
So many of our customers have success stories from applying for grants. Here’s how to have yours! Curated from The Music Educator Blog – by Elisa Janson Jones – Have you ever wished you could just wave a magic wand and have someone give you everything you’ve ever wanted for your music program? What would you ask for? What would […]MORE
Curated from Midnight Music, a site dedicated to educating the music educator on how to implement technology – by Sarah Joncas – There are many benefits to becoming a Google Certified Educator. For music teachers, the Google Certified Educator program offers relevant professional development. It also helps teachers gain new technology knowledge and apply that knowledge to their own teaching […]MORE
Curated from NAfME Council for Guitar Education – By Thomas Amoriello Jr. – For our music educators looking to enhance or incorporate a guitar or ukulele class in their schools. Kiel Schweizer is currently teaching the East High School Guitar Program for the Anchorage School District and recently created and implemented a new high school ukulele curriculum. His high school […]MORE
Curated from Midnight Music – by Sarah Taylor – Streamlining student data collection the easy way One afternoon, I was sitting at my desk in my chorus classroom. My 6th graders had just left. The high school girls ensemble was after my planning period. I was preparing for a meeting with my administrator who wanted an update on my data-driven […]MORE
Tips For Ensuring A Seamless Music Education Experience, Curated from the Music Achievement Council and the NAMM Foundation – Students continue to participate in our music education programs because they cannot imagine school without the meaningful engagement that our courses provide. Yet, for one reason or another, not all of our students continue their participation throughout their high school years. […]MORE