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Ms. Arietha Lockhart
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Smoke Rise Elementary School
Class Information:
Students per Class: 550
Class Description:
General/Choral Music
Music Specialist
See the Fundraiser Page.
My Philosophy:
All kids are musical and music benefits all kids. Music is a basic and necessary part of an excellent education.
Personal Information:
About Me:
I love music! I enjoy helping students learn to make music for themselves.
College and Degrees:
BS and MA from University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa) EDSfrom University of Alabama. I hold Gifted and Leadership Certificates. I have Orff Level I, II and III training. I have developed websites and online learning content.
I sing in a professional chorus. I sing solos in concert and recital.
Favorite Books:
"The Old Woman Who was not Afraid of Anything" Linda Williams "Choir Builders" by Rollo Dillworth
Favorite Quotes:
People who make music together cannot be enemies, at least not while the music lasts. ---Paul Hindemith The woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sing best. ---Henry David Thoreau
Gardening, Reading, Listening to Music, Walking, Pets, Traveling
Employment History:
DeKalb County Schools my whole career. Redan Elementary, Medlock Elementary and Smoke Rise Charter Elementary.
Why Do I Teach?:
I teach music because I believe that music is a necessary and basic part of a excellent education. Music engages the whole brain, the whole student and while students are actively making music there is no discord.
Percent of Students are:
     At-risk: 50 %
     Average: 20 %
     High-achiever: 20 %
     Special Needs: 10 %
Percent of Students are:
     White/Caucasian : 3 %
     Hispanic: 60 %
     African American: 25 %
     Asian: 12 %
Free/Reduced Lunch Program Enrollment:: 70 %
ESL Enrollment:: 60 %
Average number of students in class:: 28 students
Number of students I teach:: 550 students