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8 Ways for Teachers to Mentally Reset for Back-to-School

By Dr. Scott Watson

One of the best things about being a teacher is the fresh start we get to make each new school year. With the smell of fall in the air, I’d like to explore eight ways in which teachers can refresh their minds and be prepared to take on another school year. 1,520 more words

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Milford's Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra celebrates music teachers, Mr. Clark's Big Band

The Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra in Milford, MA — for whom Jamie Clark plays the trombone — will be honoring music teachers on Tuesday, August 22 at 6:30 at the Milford Town Park. 31 more words

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Integrating Your Music Program into Daily School Life

By Anna Wentlent

As school districts continue to face budget cuts, music programs and teacher positions continue to be in jeopardy. In addition to being a regular advocate for music to your administration and school board, one of the  700 more words

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Deadwood Reservoir

We left Rexburg after the wedding to take a road trip out to the midwest. Dan dropped me off at Indiana University, where I took a 2-week course at the… 594 more words

Book Review: "How Music Works" by David Byrne

Stop what you’re doing and go get yourself a copy of  How Music Works by David Byrne of the Talking Heads. You won’t be disappointed. 318 more words


Catch-Up Time

June was a whirlwind of a month! In the next few days, I will work on writing some catch-up entries. I just finished my 5th year of teaching and my second year at Lake Hazel Elementary, the workplace I’d like to be at for the rest of my career: It’s two miles from home yet far enough away for me to walk anonymously in my own neighborhood, the staff is like family without the drama and cliques, and my administrator is so positive and supportive with big-picture ideas and students’ best interests in mind. 267 more words