Hear it! Clap it! Write it!-2nd Grade
Using our classroom lap packs and dry erase markers second graders have been working on writing rhythms that they hear down using correct notation. Right now we are working with ta and titi (quarter notes and eighth note pairs).
Tips to Gain Students’ Attention - MusicTeacherResources
SIX Tips to Gain Students’ Attention in your music classroom! These tips will help you maintain student engagement in your music lessons!
What Every Music Teacher MUST Have on their Walls! - Make Moments Matter
What you put on your classroom walls should reflect what you teach. Read this article to get suggestions about what to post, how, and why!
Inspiring and Fascinating TED Talks for music educators (part 1)
Inspiring and Fascinating TED Talks for music educators (part 1) CLICK through or save for later! ♫
The Big Free Music Notation Image Library
Images, Images, Images When creating resources for workshops and online courses I find myself constantly in need of images, images....and more images.First, there's a need for images of music instruments, or composers, or snippets of scores, and there's often a need for notation images. And I can
NEW Farmhouse Labels EDITABLE
90 pages of label options! Squares, rectangles, and circles with shiplap and/or floral accents. Many labels are specifically made to fit in Target's Adhesive Label Pockets. Just add a text box or print out and write by hand!Circle labels: (thick & thin border options)3 Shiplap & Floral desig...
YouTube videos for music teachers - Mrs. Miracle's Music Room
Music education ideas, activities, games, and songs | Technology tips for the music classroom | Resources for the elementary music room.
Music Class Decor Posters - 10 FREE Music Quotes
Download these 10 FREE music classroom posters today! Inspire young musicians with this set of ten printable music quotes posters. They will look great displayed around your room reminding your middle school and general music students about how wonderful it is to have music in our lives. Perfect for Music in Our Schools Month!
Music Bulletin Board "Key Signature" Music Posters & Flashcards
This Key Signature music bulletin board set is not only a great way to add color to the walls of your music, band, choir or orchestra room, it is also a great teaching tool for your students! You can also use them as flashcards! The watercolor backgrounds all coordinate beautifully and would add a ...
The Big Free Music Notation Image Library
The Big Free Music Notation Image Library. More than 150 music notation images for use in your worksheets, IWB software, presentations, classroom posters and more.
DIY Music Manipulative: Battleship - Becca's Music Room
This board game based teaching tool is great to help students remember the notes of the treble (or bass) clef. This is a cheap game of music battleship.
Bloom's Taxonomy in Music Rooms - Free Posters for Music Advocacy - Make Moments Matter
Music teachers know about all the complex thinking skills that students use every day in class. This free Bloom's Taxonomy resource helps others understand!
Practice with PURPOSE
I've been thinking a lot about practicing since I am presenting a session about motivating students to practice at the 2015 NAfME National Convention in Nashville. My oldest son started taking Suzuki violin lessons when he was 4 years old. I practiced with him every day and we made some good progress, as long as we practiced exactly the way the teacher told us to practice. But, there were plenty of times when I could hardly get my 4-year-old to get out his violin...let alone get him to hold…
75 Hymns that Teach Musical Concepts
"When we sing a hymn, we are singing history." - Paul Lusher (source) Hymn-singing is a tradition that spans the centuries, uniting us with believers in the past, present, and future. But I believe hymns are more than historical relics. Here are three primary things I think we can learn from hymns still today:Church HeritageThere's so much history and tradition embedded in hymns. We carry on a piece of that legacy when we come together for worship and sing the same hymns that others have…