CUSD80 - Teacher Bio
About Ms. Martha Edwards...
Hello Anderson Astronauts!
I'm so excited about teaching music this year at Anderson.
We're going to do a lot of fun and interesting activities.
My Education and Professional Background
I am a professional musician, playing the French horn. I have played with professional orchestras all over the world.
I hold three degrees in music from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University.
This is my fourth year at Chandler Unified. Before that, I taught in South Carolina. I also taught at the University of South Carolina and Wartburg College in Iowa.
I also teach private piano lessons and French horn lessons.
My Educational Philosophy
I am certified in Music Learning Theory, Orff, and Eurhythmics.
These philosophies emphasize student engagement and learning by doing.
The Choice is Yours! Why Choose Andersen Elementary?
I am excited about the International Baccalaureate program that is being implemented at Anderson. I think it has real potential.
I really like Anderson's focus on inquiry-based learning. My own children went through a similar program and thrived.