How do you evaluate your own teaching and your success this year? What do you measure it against? How do you know if you are growing or meeting your goals? Good questions to ask, not sure if we have the answers.
The blog Band Directors Talk Shop has a pretty exhaustive rubric if you’re looking for a more quantitative approach to this sort of evaluation.
Want to go back to school but don’t want to leave your job? Don’t know what to do? That’s okay, neither does Veronica. This week we discuss what we value in a masters’ degree program and the pros and cons of summer residency programs.
For our first episode back after summer (not all of us were teaching yet), we brought in a friend who has been teaching a bit longer, but has recently completed a masters degree over summers and is still taking opportunities regularly every summer to grow.