Teaching Music to Twice Exceptional Students

Teaching Music to Twice Exceptional Students

By: Erin Parkes, PhD Teaching Music to Twice Exceptional Students As a music teacher, you may not be familiar with the term twice exceptional, but you’re most likely familiar with twice exceptional characters in popular culture. The eccentric genius, the...
ADHD and the “Optimal Zone” in Music Learning

ADHD and the “Optimal Zone” in Music Learning

By: Erin Parkes, PhD Based on the statistics, if you’ve been teaching music for any length of time, you’ve probably had more than a few students with ADHD. People with ADHD often have difficulty focusing, are easily distracted, make careless mistakes, and have...
Supporting Behaviour in Online Learning

Supporting Behaviour in Online Learning

Written by: Brett Fortin Online education has its own challenges, and as an educator, you’ve probably experienced a few yourself. When discussing online instruction with other teachers working in special music education, student behaviour seems to be the most...