Managing Stress and Avoiding Burnout

Managing Stress and Avoiding Burnout

By: Erin MacAfee Exhausted. Overwhelmed. Unmotivated. Inability to feel excited about teaching. Any of this sound familiar? As music teachers, most of us have personally experienced burnout at some point during our teaching careers or know someone who has. Between...
Using a Strengths-Based Approach

Using a Strengths-Based Approach

By: Jeff Sabo   Many of you may have had the following experience: you are teaching a student, and it has not been going well for a while now. You have been using all of your usual activities, tricks, and tips, and they don’t seem to be working. The student...
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...