Hello MGMTA members, It came just in time. The jack-o-lanterns were in the compost, the first of many leaves were raked into the street, and the storm windows were on the house, but there is nothing like a cold snap and a bit of snow
By now, most of us in the education profession are part of a PLC or Professional Learning Community. About four years ago our district began a campaign to require all teachers be part of a school-centered PLC. Since I was
Dear MGMTA Members, Happy Winter! I hope you are enjoying the wonders of making music with your students in the midst of our beautiful Montana winter season. The MMEA Board met early in January to begin preparing for next fall’s conference in Missoula.
Dear MGMTA Members, It was great fun to see you in Bozeman for our annual MMEA Conference. A special thanks to Julie Blakeslee, Dorothy Morrison and Sarah Burdick for organizing and teaching us as we prepared our performance for the General Session. “Coffee” was
Dear MGMTA Members, As we near the end of the school year, I invite you to reflect upon the good work you have done this year every time you made music with children. Your creative endeavors in the music classroom have opened minds
Dear MGMTA Members, I hope this newsletter finds you enjoying time with your students, exploring and expressing the beauty of the winter season. Now that we are past the pressures of holiday program preparation, we can focus on concepts and activities that culminate
Dear MGMTA, Happy Fall! I hope you are enjoying the change of the seasons here in Montana and that you are finding your work with children rewarding, stimulating and fun. We certainly experienced the opportunity for ample nourishment at this year’s MMEA conference