Brian Teed is the director of percussion and associate director of bands at Wakeland High School in Frisco, Texas. He was recognized as a 2021 Yamaha 40 Under 40 music educator for his innovative efforts to grow his music program.

Case Study: Implementing Student-Led Backward Planning

For several years, I have taken the curriculum planning and classroom management approach of backward planning and modified it to a pedagogical approach for percussion students in grades 6 through 12 within the Wakeland High School cluster in Frisco, Texas.

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