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Failure

I Am a Failure …

As a typical “Type A” music educator, and one who has ADHD to boot, these are words that have been DEVASTATING to me in the not so far away past.…

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found sound

Making It Work: Facilitating Drum Circles for Healing with Children

Our students need human connection now more than ever. K Michelle Lewis explores how drum circles can help meet children’s social and emotional needs.

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Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Roger and Michelle offer their best wishes to you, our Teaching With Orff family, and each share their personal focus for finding meaning and connection this Thanksgiving season. We are…

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permission

Making It Work: Permission Slip

Do you struggle with granting yourself grace? LeslieAnne Bird gives us the permission slips we all need right now.

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You Are Not Alone

In her open letter to music teachers, Meg Tietz offers words of reassurance and solidarity with her reminder that you are not alone.

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Making It Work: Setting Boundaries

Crystal Pridmore offers perspective designed to reframe your mindset about the coming year and help establish boundaries.

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Making It Work: Room Service, Please!

Samantha Puterbaugh shares some great advice on stocking your music cart, communicating with your colleagues, and staying positive.

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Making It Work: Strategies for Navigating Your Emotions

To help navigate emotions during these turbulent times, Michelle Marie offers strategies that are rooted in three things.

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