—Effective Teaching and Rehearsal Techniques
Discussion Reflect on a music educator from your past who inspired you to become a music teacher. What characteristics made them an inspirational teacher? As a class, compile a list of traits representing an ideal music educator. You may have done this type of activity when you first began your music education coursework, but as you near your professional goal, your thoughts on effective teaching traits may have evolved or increased. Completing worksheet 3.1 will allow you to reflect on the positive characteristics you possess and the traits you would like to achieve to become an effective music educator.