“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” William Arthur Ward

In just a short 9 days I will be switching student teaching placements and be moving on to K-6 elementary general music. The biggest lesson I learned this week and piece of advice I can give is to enjoy every moment of your undergraduate career and student teaching experience because before you know it will be over. Of course there are days where it is hard to enjoy every moment, but even during the challenging days and moments there is a lot that we can learn and benefit from. The amount I have learned over the past few weeks is amazing. While you learn tons of valuable information in your undergraduate classes there are many aspects to teaching that you can only learn by doing,  not from reading a textbook. Continue reading