Lessons From the Music Room: A How-To Guide for the Beginning Music Teacher by Cheryl BakerLessons From the Music Room: A How-To Guide for the Beginning Music Teacher by Cheryl Baker

Lessons From the Music Room: A How-To Guide for the Beginning Music Teacher

byCheryl Baker

Paperback | July 24, 2014

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Finally, a "how to" book for music teachers.

New to Teaching music and Struggling to get your room set up? Frustrated after a year of trial and error? Starting to burn out and need some new ideas to infuse excitement into your programs?

Look no further! Help is on the way!

Did you know that 3 out of 5 teachers quit during their first five years of teaching? Why? They feel disconnected and under-supported. Lessons from the Music Room provides both support AND connection for the new (and veteran) music teacher.

Discover the secrets to teaching music that your professors left out! It's like you are sitting down with your mentor teacher sharing time saving tips and useful ideas.

An incredibly valuable resource for all music teachers!

In this book you will:

  • Discover practical tips on everything from the first day to the end-of-year performance
  • Find insightful ideas for planning your lessons
  • Read to Inspiring stories to assist in overcoming behavior issues
  • Gain sage advice on working with administration and colleagues
  • Find loads of downloadable forms for nearly every situation
  • Learn to reduce stress and have more fun
  • Unlock the secrets to becoming a super-star teacher!

Even if you've been teaching for a while, there are strategies for the experienced teacher that will transform your music program at your school! The students will love you! Your administrator will beam! Your parents will give you rave reviews!

With 28 years of classroom tested experience, these gems of advice and proven strategies, will prepare you to hit the ground running on the first day of school!

Title:Lessons From the Music Room: A How-To Guide for the Beginning Music TeacherFormat:PaperbackDimensions:198 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.42 inPublished:July 24, 2014Publisher:Made For Success PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:161339666X

ISBN - 13:9781613396667

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Editorial Reviews

"Where does a music teacher turn for great ideas, inspiration, or problem solving? To a Master Teacher, of course! Cheryl Baker has spent her career collecting lessons, experiences, and resources that she shares expertly and generously in Lessons from the Music Room. Any elementary music teacher, newbie to veteran, can benefit from the wealth of information in this amazing resource." ~Pamela Wilson, B.M., M.S., Music Teacher and Author of Say Yes to the Universe: Create a Life You Love "Cheryl has a matter of fact way of explaining complex idea with great compassion. She includes sage advice on so many subjects like how to deal with angry students with quiet words and how to get through tough moments. She gives supply ideas and sample forms that would make any music teacher giddy. Also included are chapters for dealing with parents and administrators, things I wouldn't have thought of!" ~Laura Lamb, Veteran Music Teacher "I especially like your use of voice; it feels as if you are having a conversation with an old friend or mentor." ~Sue DeHart, Music Teacher "I believe you covered everything that we, administrators, would need to know." ~Susie Gant, Administrator "A book like this would have helped me when I was starting out." ~Buddy Collier, veteran music teacher "The book will be a great asset to many beginning teachers." ~Cassie Steitle, Music Teacher "I love how detailed you are in this book in terms of transitions, handling the students, and preparing the music classroom." ~Carlos Marin, Music Education Student