Ashley Hall's Professional Education Portfolio

K-12 Certified Music Educator

Substandard B

5. RESPONSIBILITIES AND RELATIONSHIPS TO THE SCHOOL, CLASSROOM, AND STUDENT

Systematic reflection to organize and improve teaching and develop effective relationships, including the ability to:

b. Identify and use current research to reflect on and improve one’s own practice related to content, technology, pedagogy, and other factors that impact student achievement;

This substandard addresses the teacher’s use of current research-based practices in the classroom. As a music educator, I keep subscriptions to multiple music and education publications. Even if I don’t have the opportunity to implement a new strategy when I read about it, I am able to archive the articles and pull them out when I am looking for new or innovative lesson plan ideas.

Some of the publications I recommend;

The Instrumentalist

Music Educators Journal

Music K-8 (part of Plank Road Publishing)

Journal of Research in Music Education

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