How To Be A Better Music Teacher Part 3

So in my last two posts, we’ve discussed some ideas for becoming a better music teacher. In the first, we talked about focus and rejuvenation. And last time, we talked about structure. Today, we’ll talk about evaluating the structure and quality of a curriculum. Remember, we defined the curriculum as your plan of teaching. These…

How to Encourage Focus in Yourself and Your Students

How To Be A Better Music Teacher, (Part 1 of 3) “Focus!  Focus!  Focus!” Have you ever heard that?  Perhaps from a teacher?   Maybe you’ve said it yourself. Maybe you’ve even said it this week. We music teachers are all about focus.  It takes focus to teach, to practice, and to play an instrument.  We…