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Student Spotlights

Amanda Schroath: Music

Amanda completed an experience in Pre-Student Teaching by taking MUSIC 378.

What day-to-day tasks were part of this experience?


I taught music classes each day of 40-50 kids. I prepared lesson plans and taught concepts in concert, jazz, and marching band settings.

What did you unexpectedly learn?


I learned unexpectedly how to do a lot of administrative tasks of being a teacher, and what those tasks were.

How has this experience influenced your career goals?


It has helped me solidify my decision to be a high school band director, and has helped me even more so to secure a job in that position for after I graduate.

What types of new opportunities are now available because of the experience?

I have more networking opportunities, and have received a job offer that I have accepted as a result of this experience.