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Comparing different music testing systems

I feel strongly that we as music teachers need to understand the differences and requirements of various exam/testing systems, before deciding in general that testing is not “healthy” for our students. I would like to give my personal opinion about the different music audition/festival/exam systems I am aware of.

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Yiyi Ku Mar 4, 2011 Methods and Exams
Best Music Movies To Inspire

Here is my own personal top 10 list of movies about music, with number 1 being my most favorite. I have watched all of these films, and have written my two cents about each of them.  All the movies are either G, PG, or PG-13.

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Jennifer Thomas Jun 2, 2010 Inspiration
Tips for Writing Student Recommendation Letters

Do you have students applying for college, music schools or camps, or scholarship awards? For many of their applications, students may ask you for a letter of recommendation. Here are some tips on what materials you need before writing your letter, how to organize its content, and other logistical tips.

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Sarah Luebke Aug 27, 2008 Student Engagement