Resuming Classroom Instruction During COVID-19

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Rebecca B. MacLeod, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: The American String Teachers Association convened the ASTA COVID-19 Task Force on May 21, 2020, to create a planning resource for string teachers as they prepare to resume string instruction in classrooms and studios in the fall. The following document provides suggestions for classroom teachers and ensemble directors as they navigate face-to-face, online, and hybrid instructional situations during the COVID-19 pandemic.The impact of COVID-19 varies by state and community, so planning must take place within the guidelines determined by state and local officials. ASTA does not claim medical, legal, or scientific expertise; rather, we have summarized the current research available to assist teachers’ planning efforts for fall. Research is ongoing and our understanding of the current situation will continue to evolve. This resource is a living document and will continue to be updated by ASTA. Student and teacher safety should remain a priority and we highly encourage teachers to stay informed and follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), federal, state, and local guidelines for health and safety.

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American String Teachers Association
Language: English
Date: 2020
American String Teachers Association, COVID-19, music education, string instruction

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