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Re: My principal wants a Disneyworld
the UIL concert/sightreading rubric for what is a ONE. I haven't looked at the exact wording and order of things, but, one of the first things for a ONE is "no errors" or something to that effect.
I pulled this response from a Facebook group and it got me thinking about my beginners and the Disneyworld my principal is living in:
We are one of the last type of class that does not exclusively rely on student input. Most other subjects have turned into ďwhat do you feel? What do you want? How do you do this? Why is this important to you?Ē Our subject, with good reason, Says ďthatís not the way it has ever been done. This is how it is done. If you learn this way, the people who have come before you will consider you an equal and will want to play with you. If you donít do it this way, you are not making music correctly. You canít hear it right now, but itís wrong. I donít care if you think it sounds right. Your parents donít even know that itís wrong. Itís objectively wrong.ď This is a critical message for our narcissistic youth, but it is also a very unique one in school these days. This is an uphill battle, but I think we might be able to win if we can approach it with understanding.
No student can fail at our school, no practice records, no accountability. Do you have a pulse? - great here's your A+!
Anyone else in this situation?