Its time for another issue of Music Teachers’ Q and A.. and in this episode we cover a very important issue.

Today’s question came from Doug, from the USA, and he said:

“I am a general music teacher who teaches 6,7,8 and high school students. My question is: How can I motivate my students to take my classes seriously? A lot of the kids feel music class is not as important as their core subjects.”

Here is our thoughts on this topic on video:

Janice mentioned the TED talk by Sir Ken Robinson – one of the most popular and entertaining TED Talks ever recorded. If you’ve not seen it before, you can watch it here:

Other Resources on this topic: