Making the Mundane Musical

Rhythmic Behavior Management

I’m excited to be embarking on a new blogging project, writing for Minnesota Public Radio’s music education website. My first article, “Making the Mundane Musical,” is about finding ways to better utilize time in my elementary music classroom by making the details of classroom management and lesson structure into lessons about music. Please check it out!

http://www.classicalmpr.org/blog/classical-notes/2015/02/19/making-the-mundane-musical?WT.mc_id=be9c45a2a847e685bfff1c3106f73987

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Class Dojo

Class Dojo is a behavior management system that tracks behavior, motivates students, and instantly connects with parents.  It’s very simple, but very effective.  I feel compelled to share my experience with Class Dojo with all teachers now, as it has changed my life as a teacher in the few weeks since I came across it while perusing the iTunes app store.

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