In Colorado, music teachers are certified as K-12 music. But just because we are certified, does not mean we feel qualified.
This year, I transferred to a Title I school and moved from teaching high school band to middle school orchestra. I learned a lot of things the hard way. If you find yourself in the same position, listen to this podcast for some tips on what to do about tuning, when to introduce bowing, how about assessment and many other topics.
Geared for the non-strings player who finds himself teaching strings!
You can do it!