I have to admit it: this Winter has been kind of underwhelming so far in Maryland. No major snow accumulation to speak of!
One of the things that I struggle with when teaching the littlest musicians is their short attention spans. I know that they will be most successful if I change activities frequently, but when I’m planning for seven grade levels (K-6) it’s hard for me to remember all...
Rhythm is a fundamental skill for the students in your classroom. Here’s how to make hands-on rhythm toolboxes your students will love!
Need a sub at the last minute? Don’t have enough time to write plans? Here are 3 easy ideas for non-music subs!
Are you looking for music activities throughout the year? Here’s some tried and true collection of resources for the music room!
Have you ever wondered how to write grants for your classroom? Let’s explore simple steps to help you get funding for your music room!
Have you ever wished you could substitute another instrument for recorder? Here’s why the ocarina may be a perfect fit for elementary music!
Looking for authentic ways to lead in your classroom? Let’s discuss the ways we lead our students day to day in the music classroom!
Teaching instrument families can be challenging. Let’s explore new classifications of instruments inclusive of both world and western music.
Beginning a ukulele program at your school? Here are 3 classroom management tips to ensure a successful start to your program!
Do you teach solfege in your music classes? If so, here are four must-read tips for teaching solfege in the elementary music room!
Kindergarten students love using instruments! Here are 5 tried and true rhythm activities to get your little ones engaged in music class.
Teaching music at an elementary school is a LOT. Each homeroom teacher runs their classroom differently, and it can be very difficult to switch gears so often and match the classroom climate the students are accustomed to. Finding a classroom management strategy that works for you is crucial to your success as a music teacher.
Are you looking for new children’s books to add to your classroom? The Sound Garden is a new book that incorporates musical concepts!
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!