New Music Teacher Support: Thriving Not Just Surviving through Mentoring
Saturday, January 30, 2021
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Supporting new music teachers is a central component of thriving music programs. This session is intended to provide seasoned educators, cooperating teachers for student teachers, new teacher mentors, or new teachers dedicated time to learn about/optimize how to communicate, connect, plan, and identify evidence of mentee learning to support new teachers.
Learner Outcome 1
Session attendees will identify characteristics of new teachers as adult learners through discussing and collaborating with fellow attendees.
Learner Outcome 2
Session attendees will review and discuss key observations strategies and approaches that work well for supporting new music mentees.
Learner Outcome 3
Session attendees will gather information about the challenges, rewards, and benefits of various mentoring environments used formally and informally within music education.
Choral, Elementary, Strings, Band, General Education