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An Invitation to Reflect

Crystal Pridmore invites you to participate in a journaling exercise to reflect on the past year in order to process and heal.

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relearning the music room

Making It Work: Relearning the Music Room

LeslieAnne Bird shares suggestions for refamiliarizing your students with making music together in your space.

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Making It Work: Summer Reading 2021

LeslieAnne Bird sets aside time to read three teaching-related books each summer to learn something new and improve as a music educator and human. This is her list for 2021.

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Inspiration

Inspiration from Fellow Music Educators

We wanted to share some inspiration for the end of the most difficult year ever from your fellow music educators.

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Orff Levels UMSL

Making It Work: Summer Orff Levels

Opportunities to create joyful music, make life-long friends, and become better facilitators are available throughout the country. Learn what to expect from each Orff Levels course.

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Take It Outside 2021

Making It Work: Take it Outside, 2021

Now that the weather is warmer for just about everyone in the US, it is a great time to take music class outside! LeslieAnne Bird shares updated ideas for outdoor music class in 2021.

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I Notice I Wonder I Value

I Notice – I Wonder – I Value

AOSA Executive Director, Carrie Barnette, reflects on how teachers have adapted to new ways of making music with children and how AOSA has adjusted to support teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Transformative SEL

Transformative SEL in the Music Room

Darlene Machacon recognizes that tending to students’ mental health needs is more important now than ever. Events of the past year have amplified the inequities that have always existed in our systems, which has led to the definition of Transformative SEL.

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