We believe that having clear goals and striving daily to meet them is key to having a successful music program. With a variety of uses, these goal setting sheets can work for many different purposes. As a teacher you can use them to set monthly goals for yourself and your ... Read More about Goal Setting Templates (Editable & FREE!)
Classroom Management Techniques – Readers’ Collaborative Post In our recent survey, we asked Band Directors Talk Shop readers, “What is your very best classroom management technique?” With hundreds of responses to the survey, we came up with this categorized list of your answers. Thanks so ... Read More about Classroom Management Techniques for Band Directors
“You don’t know what you don’t know” is a saying that accurately describes the first years of teaching. Truth is, some of us had no clue what we were getting into. With such a full schedule in college, it makes it nearly impossible to get adequate experience leading a band, and let’s face it ... Read More about College Years – What Was Left Out
Whether you plan trips yourself or with a tour operator, it’s best if your students can register and pay for everything online. By leveraging online billing and registration, you’re making it easier for students to become involved and making your life easier: no more writing receipts, collecting ... Read More about Embrace Online Billing & Registration When Traveling
Band programs everywhere have been seeing decreased numbers, increased apathy in students, and less willingness to embrace challenges. Our goal is to provide specific ways to help address these issues with practical ideas for immediate implementation. Recruiting - Beginning of the Year Make it a ... Read More about Recruit, Retain, & Revitalize!
Presented for the Band Division at the 2022 TMEA convention in San Antonio, the session focused on methods to build unity and collaboration in today’s classrooms. Students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, socio-economic groups and learning styles provide the opportunity to gain experience, ... Read More about Musical Collaboration Builds Unity from Diversity