Music Teacher Tip #11 - First Year Teacher

Updated: Apr 10, 2020

Music Teacher Tip #11 - #FirstYearTeacher:


It gets better! If you are a new teacher, you’re probably alternating between pervasive self-doubt, feeling like you’re drowning, and wondering how it will ever get better. What you’re going through is what every first-year teacher has gone through. There have been studies. There are charts. There are even courses on this.


Attached is an article

about what to expect. While it won’t prescribe solutions for the unpleasant phases, it may make you feel less alone.


Oh, and in case you’re wondering, my first year of teaching, I went through ALL of these phases in this exact order.


Hang in there!!! ❤️💕🎶

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