I am thrilled to share that Music Education Works has published my recent article, “Are We Producing Anxious Students?” The article discusses practical approaches to teaching young music students who are struggling with mental health and our need, as teachers, to adapt to a changing environment.
Lately, I have been thinking a great deal about what motivates me as a teacher. Am I getting the right message across to my students, and am I helping them learn practical skills that will benefit them as musicians? Sometimes, I find myself getting caught up in the time frame in which things are getting […]
Wondering if your child’s lessons are making a difference in their education? These studies from Music Education Online should help ease your mind and encourage your children to continue studying music throughout their academic careers. 1. In a 2000 survey, 73 percent of respondents agree that teens who play an instrument are less likely to […]