Gender Bias in Beginning Band Method Books

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Dotted rhythms are always tricky for beginning band students. Rather than simply assigning a method book exercise, look for ways to incorporate other activities into your lesson plan. This plan uses Tradition of Excellence as a model for introducing dotted rhythms.

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