Looking for some instruments to try for your own pleasure or to add in your classroom? Here are 4 new instruments to check out!
Have you ever tried using Sound Stories in music? Let’s explore the benefits to sound stories and how to set your students up for success!
Do you love using children’s literature in your music class? Here are 10 great children’s books for elementary music!
Preparing for a concert? Here are five tips to help your students memorize their lyrics and feel confident for their performance!
Does lesson planning give you the Sunday Scaries? Here are 5 tips to help you simplify your planning process and streamline your instruction!
Are you getting ready to start the new school year? Let’s talk about 3 easy tips to maximize your time to make teaching and home life easier!
Have you ever considered using non-traditional music in your teaching? Here are three reasons why you must try non-traditional music!
Let your students MOVE as much as possible I use a combination of familiar folk dances, familiar Move It videos, and then I add in a few Just Dance Kids videos from YouTube. I would suggest viewing the videos beforehand to make sure they are appropriate for your...
Have you ever wondered the best places to get images for your music assignments? Here are some of the best places to get FREE images!
Want to learn how to create your own SeeSaw Drag & Drop Activities? In this blog post, I’ll walk you through the process step by step!
Are you struggling to keep student engaged in virtual music classes? I’m sharing ideas to use Jamboard – a free Google app, in music!
Let’s explore how we can adapt creative movement games such the Alphabet Body to Statue Dancing for social distancing music learning!
Struggling to reach some of your students? Let’s explore some ways to build relationship and engagement with challenging kids.
Are you working with middle school students? We’re sharing ways to give your students a voice and choice in the music room.
Have you ever wondered what Boom Cards are? We’re sharing what you need to know about them so that you can use them in your music teaching!
As many music teachers- white music teachers in particular- do some serious learning, unlearning, and soul-searching this summer to work against systems of oppression and racism in our society, schools, and classrooms, one of the most important steps we can take is to listen. Listen to the voices of Black and other marginalized communities. Here are some ways to do that.
With the school year ending, it is time to grant ourselves grace. We adapted quickly for distance learning, but other things were beyond our control.
Need distance learning resources for the music classroom? Check out these grabs and go music resources from the Music Crew to help you with your distance learning needs.