Sunday, April 29, 2018

Music Teacher Coffee Talk Episode #14: Stress Relief for the Music Teacher

Hello Music Educators,

Our latest Music Teacher Coffee Talk is all about dealing with the stress of the end of the year,
(or anytime, really! 🙂)

You can listen here.

Here are the show notes for Episode 14:

Recorder fun:
(Thanks to Vicky Suarez!)
Kool and the Gang's Get Down On It.
Chic's Good Times

Coda section (professional or personal recommendations):

Dirty John Podcast (Originally recommended by Aileen Miracle on her wonderful podcast The Music Room.)
Armchair Expert Podcast
Bruce Adolphe: Piano Puzzler Podcast 
(I, Tanya, 😉mentioned the host of Piano Puzzler and called him "Bob" but his name is actually Fred! Fred Child, specifically!)

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Music Teacher Coffee Talk #13: Favorite Songs and Games for Outside


Here are several of the outside games we spoke about in Music Teacher Coffee Talk #13.
You can listen to the episode here.

Step it Down

Film: Pizza Pizza Daddy-O

The Singing Game

Thanks for listening!

Monday, April 9, 2018

Music Teacher Coffee Talk #12: Mindfulness in the Music Room

Episode 12 of Music Teacher Coffee Talk is a discussion about mindfulness in the music room.
Special guest Ellie Falter and Tanya talk about how it can benefit teachers and students.

Listen to the podcast here.
Here are some links from a few of the things discussed:

The Alexander Technique

Mindful Games book

Frank Diaz blog on Music and Mindfulness

10% Happier 

Headspace changing perspectives animation video