51 | Ukulele in the Music Classroom with John Hamel instruments music class activities music class resources show notes that music podcast

 

 


This episode is all about ukulele in the music classroom. You’ve probably heard of people using the ukulele in their classroom, but if you’re like me you still don’t quite have the administration support for the funding for these instruments.

I hope this episode...

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50 | How Curriculum Mapping Changed My Teaching classroom tips curriculum first year lesson planning show notes that music podcast

 


My lessons were a bit of a jumbled mess my first year of teaching. I’ll be the first one to say that I spent the majority of my first year just trying to survive.

But once I started mapping out my curriculum, everything changed.

This week’s episode is all about the process of...

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Top 5 Benefits of Teaching Recorder educational tips general music instruments

      Anytime I tell someone I teach elementary music, it is almost inevitable that I will get some variation of the question “do you teach recorder?” Which is almost always followed up with “I’m so sorry.” I understand where people are coming from...

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49 | Five Ways to Teach a Song folk songs show notes that music podcast

 


There are so many ways to teach a song, so how do we choose the best ways?

In this episode I share five ways to teach a song so you aren’t just using the same methods day in and day out.

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Using Technology in Center-Based Activities (Plus 20 Ideas For Your Classroom!) music class activities music class resources technology

 

      There are so many reasons to include centers in your music classroom! Besides allowing students lots of different ways to practice skills, centers have a few other benefits too. They are self paced and provide an easy opportunity for teachers to differentiate...

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