This page is my teacher portfolio for Rank II as part of my completion of my Master’s in Music Education degree from the University of Kentucky.
Teacher Portfolio Reflection Statement
Standard 1: The teacher demonstrates applied content knowledge
Philosophy of Music Education
Here are some samples of my graduate work in Music Education:
Article Summary for Orff Research Paper Community Music Paper
Standard 2: The teacher designs and plans instruction
Various Orff based lessons for grades 1-4 Sample Curriculum Map
Standard 3: The teacher creates and maintains learning climate
Music Class Management Plan
Standard 4: The teacher implements and manages instruction
Pictures/Videos taken in my class during instruction:
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Pictures/Videos taken during student performances:
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Standard 5: The teacher assesses and communicates learning results
Sample assessments 1 2 3
Video clip of informal student performance during class
Standard 6: The teacher demonstrates the implementation of technology
Internet Scavenger Hunt
Standard 7: Reflects on and evaluates teaching and learning
Reflection on my Orff project and Implementation into my classroom
Standard 8: Collaborates with colleagues/parents/others
Video clip of my collaboration with P.E. Teacher in Dance
Video clip of Staff choir singing at the Holiday Celebration
Vertical Planning Collaborate with Classroom teachers in the Math content area
Horizontal Planning Collaborate with other Elementary Music Educators across the district
Standard 9: Evaluates teaching and implements professional development
Each year I attend the KMEA Professional Development Conference and bring activities back to my classroom.
I have also attended the National Orff-Schulwerk Convention, in which I attended many sessions and brought back activities to my classroom.
AOSA National Convention Booklet
Standard 10: Provides leadership within school/community/profession
I serve in various leadership roles within our school.
The following are email samples of correspondence between the teachers in my building and myself.
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