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.