30+ Engaging Ideas for Elementary Music Centers curriculum music class activities music class resources teacher tips

      I love my job! I am not sure if other teachers realize how lucky we are! Singing, dancing, playing and getting to build relationships with students over multiple years really makes most days fly by and not seem much like work at all.  However, I am a little jealous of...

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53 | Learning Centers in the Music Room with Aileen Miracle music class activities music class resources show notes that music podcast

 


What if I told you that you could easily implement more student choice in your classroom while at the same time increasing the level of differentiation in your lessons?

Today’s episode is all about how learning centers can do just that in your classroom!

I brought in the expert on...

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3 Student Led Activities for Middle School general music middle school music class activities music class resources

      If you are reading this, you made it through September 2021 of teaching middle schoolers and for that I commend you.

      In all seriousness, this school year has been a challenging one to say the least! I have enjoyed so many aspects of being back in...

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52 | Recorders: NOT Instruments of Torture instruments music class resources show notes teacher tips that music podcast

 


 

I never liked the recorder. Even when I was in school it wasn’t my favorite.

But once I discovered how the recorder can be used as another tool of music-making rather than just another unit, I changed my tune (see what I did there?).

This episode is all about why the recorder...

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Should I Use Popular Music in My Classroom? first year lesson planning music class activities music class resources

 

      Popular music is something that can be surprisingly divisive within the music education community. People who don’t support the use of it within the classroom have many reasons for their lack of support such as: 

  • The subject material is inappropriate
  • ...
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