Amazing Amanda – Teaching Music in Challenging Times

Amanda Lauritsen knows how to have fun in the classroom. She’s an elementary music teacher at Shuler and Maple Grove, leading in-person and online classrooms in 2020.

Lauritsen says the 2020 school year came with some nervous feelings, but adds she feels like she will be a better teacher because of it.

The video associated with this story shows how she is adapting to her new normal. It’s clear to see she’s meeting the needs of all her students, no matter where they are learning from.

Lauritsen also contributes to MusicConstruct Ed. Her latest publication can be found here. Her article focuses on the resiliency of music teachers across America.