Introduction to Interscholastic Music is an online course, brought to you by the National Federation of State High School Associations, designed to provide an overview of best practices in the music classroom and interscholastic music competitions.
The skills taught in this course introduce and reinforce time tested guidelines and techniques that music educators of any level of proficiency can use in directing music programs across the United States. Although this course is useful at any point of a music teachers career this course is best fit for music educators in their beginning years.
Upon completion of this course, you will have the skills and knowledge necessary to develop the strategies and tools needed to be successful in the music classroom.
Course comes with
1. Course Introduction1 Sections
- What To Expect
2. Role and Responsibilities o...4 Sections
- How to Organize Your Year
- Scheduling, Facilities, Grading
- Classroom Management
- Festivals, Contests, All-State
3. Identifying Proficiency and...3 Sections
- Knowing Your Ensemble
- Mentorship Programs
4. Enhance the Music Classroom...4 Sections
- SMART Goal
- Assessing Effectiveness of Your Goals
- The Seven R's
- Course Conclusion
This Course Includes
- Approved for 3 Clock Hours
- Certificate of Completion
- Additional Resources
NFHS National Coaching Credentials
The NFHS Learning Center offers a 3-level national coaching credential that helps you gain knowledge you can use to provide a fun, educational, and a safer environment for your students.
This national credential was developed for individuals who are currently coaching or aspire to coach at the interscholastic level. The goal is to enhance the ability of the coach to better serve students, the school, the community, and the profession of coaching.
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