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Lesson Reflection #1- The Purpose of Music
This blog post is the first in a series of lesson reflections that I will  write about this year. As a music educator, one of the courses I teach is seventh-grade general music.   I strive to make music accessible and engaging for my students through teachi...
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Anthony Virgilio commented on a post on Blogger.
I love the idea of separate grade level 1:1 meetings. Congrats on your new position and best of luck this year. We begin classes at the end of August in NY.
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Getting an Ed.D- The Great Debate
In a country full of educators that pride themselves on being lifelong learners, one would think getting an Education Doctorate Degree is a popular culminating option, yet only about 10% of us actually attain the degree.  I’ve been wrestling with the idea o...
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Getting an Ed.D- The Great Debate
In a country full of educators that pride themselves on being lifelong learners, getting an Education Doctorate Degree seems like a logical culminating step, yet only about 10% of us actually attain the degree.  I’ve been wrestling with the idea of going ba...
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Top 5 Education Podcasts
Podcasts or “audio blogs” have become quite popular over time, and for good reason.  This free and convenient source of media provides an ideal format for anyone with time to listen.   Research suggests the roughly 100 million Americans have listened to at ...
Top 5 Education Podcasts
Top 5 Education Podcasts
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Anthony Virgilio commented on a post on Blogger.
Hi Rachel- I agree that we need to know who our students are before giving them free reign of curriculum choices in our classes. I find at the middle school level, it's not only about academic ability, but maturity and life experience as well. Thanks for sharing your four tips! Great post.
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All Roads Lead to Twitter
My path to becoming a connected educator began last April during a conference workshop presented by none other than @tomwhitby (founder of #EdChat).   A few minutes in he said,  “There is an entire community of educators sharing great ideas on Twitter that ...
All Roads Lead to Twitter
All Roads Lead to Twitter
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Anthony Virgilio commented on a post on Blogger.
I use buffer and Evernote also. I will look into canvas this week. Thanks for the suggestions.
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Anthony Virgilio commented on a post on Blogger.
I'm experiencing much trail and error as well with my middle school students. It's become obvious they need specific directions and check points (along the way) for any large project I assign. As a teacher it's difficult to find the time to make a lesson "perfect" the fist time through. You're very reflective and have a clear idea of what to change for next year. You can use this post as a reminder too!
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Mindfulness over burnout
Yesterday when I arrived home from work my mind was not in a positive place.  The hustle and bustle of the week at school triggered an inability to turn off my brain and relax.  This stemmed from an overwhelming schedule and a realization that it’s not gett...
Mindfulness over burnout
Mindfulness over burnout
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