5 Ways to Keep Elementary Students Engaged

After the first month or two of the school year, it can be very challenging to keep your elementary students engaged. Here are five lessons that I have used to keep my students motivated and excited about learning music, even on a Monday morning!

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An Instrumentalist in a Vocal World: Getting Comfortable with My Voice

In college, my focus was instrumental music education. For over four years, I prepared myself to become a band director.

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7 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Teaching

How many times have you said to yourself, “I wish I knew THAT before I started teaching”?

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Case Study: Music Thrives at a STEAM Magnet School in Florida

Art and science work in harmony at Sanders Memorial Elementary School in Land O’ Lakes, Florida. Each student has an assigned Apple device to pursue knowledge of STEAM — science, technology, engineering, art and math. 

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Bring a Sense of Joy into Elementary Music Classes

Many successful people's careers were shaped in part by their experiences as young music-makers. 

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