Forum2: Reflections on a String Educator's Journey

Margaret Schmidt

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This paper was presented upon receiving the Outstanding String Researcher award at the 2015 ASTA National Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. It offers reflections on one string educator's ongoing work as a person who helps children learn to play string instruments, who helps teachers learn to teach string instruments, and who studies teaching and learning. The author traces those pivotal events and key influences in her life, inviting readers to consider similar turning points in their own lives, and to continue adding to the collective stories of the profession.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5-22
Number of pages18
JournalString Research Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1 2015


  • life history
  • music teacher education
  • string education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Music
  • History


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