What makes the difference between a school year you make it through and a school year filled with excitement and passion? How can you create an environment where behavior is not a problem? How can you ensure success for you and your students?
Setting the Stage: A School Start-Up Guide for Arts Educators is a step-by-step resource guide for creating the best year yet. Offering practical, easy to implement, effective ideas and drills, Setting the Stage gets to the heart of what makes a classroom work.
1. Dreaming Big
2. Organizing for Success
3. Creating Community
4. Leading by Example
5. Making Agreements
7. Responding to Challenges
WORKSHEET DRILLS INCLUDE:
- A Letter From My Toughest Student
- Action Steps To Create My Ideal Classroom
- Community Building Activities
- Creating Ideal Relationships with Colleagues/Administrators
- And much more!
This is a workbook you can print and use!
Written by Lisa Phillips, author of the well-known arts advocacy book, The Artistic Edge, and Erica Troy, 15 year veteran music educator with a Masters in Music Education.