Enhancing the Professional Practice of Music Teachers: 101 Tips that Principals Want Music Teachers to Know and Do

Enhancing the Professional Practice of Music Teachers: 101 Tips that Principals Want Music Teachers to Know and Do

by Paul G. Young
     
 

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If you want to improve your professional performance and set yourself apart from your colleagues-in any discipline-these tips are for you. If you desire anything less than achieving the very best, you won't want this book. Rather than addressing research and theory about music education or the "how-tos" of teaching, these time-honored tips focus on common-sense

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If you want to improve your professional performance and set yourself apart from your colleagues-in any discipline-these tips are for you. If you desire anything less than achieving the very best, you won't want this book. Rather than addressing research and theory about music education or the "how-tos" of teaching, these time-honored tips focus on common-sense qualities and standards of performance that are essential for success-everywhere. Whether you're considering a career in music education, entering your first year of teaching, or nearing the end of a distinguished tenure, this advice applies to musicians in any setting. Affirming quality performance for experienced teachers and guiding, nurturing, and supporting the novice, Young outlines what great music teachers do. Easy to read and straightforward, read it from beginning to end or focus on tips of interest. Come back time and again for encouragement, ideas, and affirmation of your choice to teach music.

Editorial Reviews

Gail Connelly
The study of music is vital to a well-rounded educational experience. Paul Young’s book of practice and ideas will help principals and their music teachers build strong relationships and increase professional learning capacities that lead to high-quality musical experiences for children and youth of all ages.
Sergeant Major Mitchell Spray
Paul Young was a music teacher and a principal who also served as the president of the National Association of Elementary School Principals. He’s experienced the work of both audiences for this book. It’s packed with timeless, practical advice that will resonate with all professional musicians whether they teach in a classroom or perform in other venues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607093046
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
12/15/2009
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Dr. Young, a graduate of the Ohio University School of Music, is a former music teacher and elementary school principal. He currently is the Executive Director of the West After School Center in Lancaster, Ohio, and an adjunct professor of music at Ohio University-Lancaster.

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