From the Teaching Music & More Facebook page, practicing music teachers and band directors share their best classroom management tips. "The best classroom management is knowing your repertoire, having clear outcomes and strategies for achieving those outcomes. This keeps the students engaged in a productive, meaningful rehearsal!" - Bill "The best classroom management is to keep them playing." - Steve "Start every class with as little talking as possible. No talking if possib
For some directors, the podium is their security blanket. It’s the place they feel most comfortable. However, stepping off the podium and moving around the rehearsal room not only enables you to see and hear differently in rehearsal, but allows you to engage your students on a more personal level and be a more effective teacher. Here are three reasons why moving around the room will improve your next rehearsal. You will notice more about your students and their playing. There
Choose from three new YouTube playlists: Practical PD for Music Educators, Music Advocacy, and Amazing Music. Each playlist can be viewed by selecting videos from the page menu above or by visiting the Teaching Music & More YouTube channel directly.