I believe that every part of the lesson is just as important as the other. If one part of the lesson is weaker than the others, it can affect the overall quality of the learning that day.
The beginning of the school year is a time full of many new things: new teachers, classes, friends, and even schools.
Note reading is a skill that is introduced and reinforced in a variety of ways in a music classroom.
I will forever remember the first elementary school violin class I taught as a student teacher just five months ago.