I am a Jesus follower who strives to live my life for His glory. I have just completed my 16th year of teaching kinder-5th grade general music which is VERY hard to believe since I just got started at this yesterday…. For the first 14 years I taught in urban, title 1 schools in Houston which I LOVED! I had the most wonderful students and taught with the most dedicated and hard working people. For the last two years I have taught at a school in a nearby suburb of Houston which I also LOVE! I have the most wonderful students and get to teach with the most dedicated and hard working people! For me teaching music has been an amazing and continuous journey of joy! About 7 years ago I started to blog about teaching music mostly because I’ve got more words than most people and writing serves as a natural siphon. As much as I enjoy writing, I never dreamed that it would become such and integral part of my professional and personal reflection process.
I have grown to find great satisfaction in creating this blog. Each post is a reflection of my own attempts to be the best music teacher my students need me to be. Sometimes my posts are reflections of my own learning and observances. Sometimes my posts are all about something useful that I have found that makes my busy life a little easier. I also love it when I can be an encouragement to other music teachers who due to staffing are called upon to play the relentless part of the lone ranger on their campus.
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