InTASC Standard 3: Learning Environments

The teacher works with others to create environments that support individual and collaborative learning, and that encourage positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self motivation.

3.1 This bulletin board caters to multiple indications for the introduction or review of a recorder unit in the elementary classroom. Engaging the students as they enter sets the teacher up for a successful lesson and sets the students' expectations from the beginning. 

3.2 Centers are a great way to engage and stimulate students in the classroom.

These centers were a successful way to encourage individual recorder practice in the third-grade classroom. 

3.3 Recorder Karate adds a sense of competition and drive to the recorder unit.

Recorder Karate has rewards for completing various levels of recorder technique development.