You plan your classes, plan your concerts, plan your trips, plan your budget…but what do you do when your plans need to be changed? How well you deal with those issues will determine much about how success you have as a teacher. This webinar contains real-world solutions on how to deal with everyday problems faced by today’s music teacher.
Joe is In his 9th year as Director of Bands at Seckman Middle School in the Fox C-6 School District, which is located in the Greater St. Louis Area. Also he assists with the Seckman High School Band. He’s taught privately since 2001, working with marching bands, drum lines, and beginner percussion. Also, Joe has been playing percussion professionally for 21 years.
Prepare to either type your notes into the Word.doc or Google Doc and save the changes, or write in your notes by hand into a printed copy.
As you view the webinar, we encourage you to take notes as you go along. Feel free to stop the recording and rewind as needed.
Choose either format; Word Doc or Google Doc. After considering the key points that you wish to implement, describe the point in the ACTION BOX select a date for the initial implementation. Then, select a date that you plan to review and assess the success of the implementation.
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For further study related to this topic, you are encouraged to review these links to articles which were cited in the webinar.
Teaching the Over-Scheduled Child – with Larry Johnson
Recruitment and Retention – with Joe Pappas and Ray Benton
Don’t Start Saxophones in Your Beginning Band – A Successful Alternative – by Ray Benton
Preparing The Music Department Budget; Being Creative – by Joe Pappas
“I’m Quitting Band!” Why Students Leave, and What You Can Do – by Wendy Barton