Teaching Portfolio

Fall Experiences
This section is a collection of lesson plans, observations, and reflections on my perceptions and experiences over the past semester. (Fall 2016)

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A Reflection on My Fall Experiences 

Throughout fall semester I had a variety of experiences which not only expanded my view of music education as a whole, but also increased my comfort level and confidence in instructing large groups. 

Most of my previous music teaching experiences have been in private lesson settings. I learned last semester that I suffered (or should I say, my “students” suffered) from too much “teacher talk”. Receiving feedback and watching videos of myself teaching allowed me to pinpoint when I was most prone to this…

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Piano accompaniment for "My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean":
Rote Lesson Plan (Strings)
This is a breakdown of my lesson plan for teaching "My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean" by rote for mixed strings.
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Rote Lesson Reflection
This is the corresponding reflection following my rote lesson of "My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean". It includes other possible activities to use during a full lesson or multiple lessons.
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Sample Orchestra Concert Program
This sample program contains repertoire appropriate for elementary, middle, and high school. It also includes corresponding grade levels for each piece which would not be listed for the general public but is useful in curriculum and programming.
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Choral Lesson Plan
Choral rehearsal lesson plan including objectives and task analysis.
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General Music