A Music Educator Puts a Unique Spin on Common Core and Music Standards

Collaborative for Student Success

With high, comparable education standards, educators now have a greater opportunity to share best practices and collaborate with other teachers in their districts, states and across state lines. Sarah Inendino, a music teacher in Illinois, writes that comparable standards coupled with new technologies have made collaboration nearly “seamless,” even in arts and physical education. Eric Slifstein, a P.E. teacher in New York, adds: “In physical education classes we are able to bolster many concepts through lively, hands-on activities… What’s more, for many students who struggle with concepts on paper, applying them to physical activity often helps make it ‘click.’”

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