Unpacked

A Blog for Performing Arts Educators

    by Nachel Konemann on 18 November 2017

    Peer Pressure and the Power of Stickers

    Move faster, learn more, and make it fun!

    Just like many other band programs in Texas, my students have specific objectives they have to complete...

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    In The Classroom, Student Motivation, Teaching Tips

    by Stan Mauldin on 14 October 2017

    Our Journey to Carnegie Hall: Changing the Culture and Motivating Kids and Community

    All of us sat in that sophomore level Music History class in college and dreamt about the extraordinary band we were going to have someday. But,...

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    In The Classroom, Student Motivation, Travel Planning, Travel Benefits, Performance Travel, New York, Carnegie Hall

    by Stephanie Fox on 26 September 2017

    Top 11 Reasons Why Students Should Travel

    Did you know….

    New data supports that student travel is more than just a good time. Travel actually helps students improve their experience in...

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    Student Motivation, SYTA, Travel Benefits, Travel Advocacy, Student Group Travel