Episodes

Sept. 21, 2022

217- SEAL: Social-Emotional Artistic Learning and How that can Play a…

SEAL focuses on art, music, dance, and drama and they integrate with the 5 SEL competencies. The awesome thing is that the possib…

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Sept. 7, 2022

216- 10 Engaging Ways to Bring Classical Music into the Music Room

You may want to bring Classical music into the music room, but aren't quite sure where to start. You need engaging activities and…

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Aug. 24, 2022

215- Songwriting and Children's Books in the Music Room with Dennis M…

Sometimes, it can get frustrating not being able to find the songs you're wanting to use in your music room. But, you've probably…

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Aug. 10, 2022

214- Why Trial and Error is a Good Thing

The word failure is so tough. Nobody wants to mess up or make mistakes and wants to get things right all the time. But, trial and…

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July 27, 2022

213: Bite Sized PD- Feeling Successful

In this bite sized PD, we'll talk about how you can feel successful moving forward into this coming school year. The resources me…

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July 20, 2022

212: Bite Sized PD: Staying Organized

In this bite sized PD, we'll talk about staying organized both at home and work. We'll talk about: ways to stay organized action …

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July 13, 2022

211: Elementary Music Coaching Week Wrap Up and Harmony Q&A

I just wrapped up elementary music coaching week and it was amazing. If you missed it, this episode will share a wrap up and a co…

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July 6, 2022

210: Bite Sized PD- Accountability as an Elementary Music Teacher

In this bite sized PD, we'll talk about accountability and what that can look like for you as an elementary music teacher. We'll …

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June 29, 2022

209: Bite Sized PD: Believing in Yourself

In this bite sized PD, we'll talk about your uniqueness and believing in yourself including: how your uniqueness is a GOOD thing …

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June 22, 2022

208: Bite Sized PD: Finding Fulfillment

In this bite sized PD, we'll talk about finding fulfillment including: how to find fulfillment as a music teacher resources to he…

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June 15, 2022

207: Bite Sized PD- Finding Peace

In this bite sized PD, we'll talk about finding peace including: ways to do this resources to help you move forward action steps …

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June 8, 2022

206: Bite Sized PD- Feeling Unappreciated

In this bite sized PD, we'll talk about feeling unappreciated including: why you feel this way resources to help you move forward…

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June 1, 2022

205: Bite Sized Summer PD- Beating the Overwhelm

In this bite sized PD, we'll talk about beating the overwhelm including: where it's coming from resources to help you move forwar…

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May 25, 2022

204- Let Your Summer Be YOUR Summer

This summer, I want you to focus on letting it be the summer that YOU need. Make no plans, make plans for fun, and then make plan…

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May 18, 2022

203- 3 Areas to Focus on as you Wrap up the School Year

While wrapping up the school year, there’s a lot of things to check off of your to do list. It can feel overwhelming while thinki…

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May 11, 2022

202- Technology Tips and Tricks with Katie Wardrobe

Technology is something we all use in our every day lives. There are so many different ways to use technology for yourself and yo…

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May 4, 2022

201- Musical Play in the Music Room with Tina Arenas

We're creative people, and in fact, we were created to be creative. Part of reaching into that creativity is by using musical pla…

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April 27, 2022

200- Celebrating the 200th Episode with Jessica Grant Interviewing Me!

Today, we're celebrating episode 200! I honestly can't believe that we're this far into the podcast friend. On this episode, you'…

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April 20, 2022

199- 4 Ways to Reframe Negative Thoughts About Teaching

Teaching isn't always going to be sunshine and rainbows. In fact, it's easy to get caught up in what I call the negative thought …

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April 13, 2022

198- Being a Music Teacher and an Entrepreneur with Bree Noble and Ka…

Maybe you're teaching, but you want to dive into being an entrepreneur as well. This episode with Bree Noble and Katie Zaccardi g…

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April 6, 2022

197- Bringing Popular Music into the Music Classroom

On a day you played one of your classes favorite songs, did you see their faces light up with excitement? Have you ever stopped t…

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March 30, 2022

196- 4 Easy Ways to Make Extra Money as a Teacher

Maybe you want to make extra money as a teacher, but you don’t know where to start. There are truly so many awesome ideas availab…

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March 23, 2022

195- Mental Health in Life and Teaching with Lauren Marcinkowski

This episode goes deep into mental health in both your teaching and home life. Mental health isn't something to take lightly, and…

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March 16, 2022

194- How to Teach Elementary Music without Enough Instruments

It's tough to teach music without enough instruments. But, it's not impossible. I started my elementary music teaching career wit…

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