All of these things I didn't do, so do them and learn from the mistakes I've made: 1) Your focus is on teaching students music, not teaching music to students. They come first. 2) Remember that students have lives outside of class. Not every kid thinks band is life. 3) Communicate clearly, calmly and effectively with parents from the first instant you know you'll have their kid. Facts are good. Opinion and emotion is best kept to one's self. 4) Keep the principal in t
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