Now that I have my class set of iPads up and running, I am going to start sharing some of my favorite apps. Christmas is, by far, my favorite time of year. I love Christmas music and cannot wait for the day after Thanksgiving, when I break out my favorite holiday tunes. As I searchedContinue reading “The 3 Best Christmas Music iPad Apps”
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"In the Hall Of the Mountain King" Listening Activities
I love Halloween time because its the perfect time of the year for listening to “spooky” music. One of my favorite “spooky” pieces for Halloween is “In the Hall of the Mountain King” from The Peer Gynt Suite by Edvard Grieg. Classicsforkids.com has a great resource this month that includes a listening map, biography of Edvard Grieg,Continue reading “"In the Hall Of the Mountain King" Listening Activities”
Fall Music Lessons on Pitch and Ostinato
I wanted to share two new Lesson Plans/Units I have on TpT. Yes, these are paid, because it took me many hours to develop, test, and produce them. But I think that you will find them to be fun, educational, and engaging lessons you can implement in your classroom with little to no extra planningContinue reading “Fall Music Lessons on Pitch and Ostinato”
TeachersPayTeachers 20% Off Sale!!
In honor of my favorite season, I am throwing a 20% off sale on ALL TpT PRODUCTS IN MY STORE through Monday! I wanted you, my readers, to know about this ASAP to thank you for loyally following and supporting me here! Click the button below to visit my store! This work is licensedContinue reading “TeachersPayTeachers 20% Off Sale!!”
Happy Birthday, Star-Spangled Banner!
Friday of this week, September 14th, is the 198th birthday of the “Star-Spangled Banner.” After a night of constant bombardment on Fort McHenry at the mouth of the Baltimore Harbor, Francis Scott Key woke to see the American flag still flying in the dawning sunlight. He was so moved in the moment that he wroteContinue reading “Happy Birthday, Star-Spangled Banner!”
Patriotic Music Resources for Patriot Day and Veteran’s Day
With Patriot Day and Veteran’s Day coming up very soon, I thought I would share with you some patriotic music resources. I hope you are able to use them in your classroom and can share a little patriotism with your students! Great Video on the History of our National Anthem, the “Star-Spangled Banner” “Fifty NiftyContinue reading “Patriotic Music Resources for Patriot Day and Veteran’s Day”
"Music Is…" Bulletin Board Idea
It has been a while since I have posted. Just evidence of how busythe new school year is! I would like to finally share a bulletin board idea that I am sure many of you will like. Unfortunately, this is not a printable, but it is easy and leaves room for your own creativity!Continue reading “"Music Is…" Bulletin Board Idea”
First LMM Giveaway!!
In honor of the August mid-point (we’re halfway through my least favorite month of the year), the marking of 2 full weeks of our school year complete in Cherokee county, GA, and my baby boy’s 1/2 year birthday (he’s 6 months old today…my, how time flies), I am offering the first ever Learn Me MusicContinue reading “First LMM Giveaway!!”
PRINTABLE Labels for Essential Questions or Concept Charts
I want to share with you my classroom Essential Questions and Concept display system. I have a blue pocket chart mounted on the wall by my door. I made these cute labels to denote each grade level’s essential question or concept for the week. I use sentence strips to write out what we’re doing toContinue reading “PRINTABLE Labels for Essential Questions or Concept Charts”
Friday Fave: "Sit With Me Maybe" from Listen & Learn Music
I wanted to share with you one of my favorite musicians/music therapist/composers I follow in the blogosphere. Rachel Rambach is a super talented song-writer and music therapist and I have followed her blog for more than 3 years now. If you have never visited her sites, start at Listen & Learn Music and start clicking! SheContinue reading “Friday Fave: "Sit With Me Maybe" from Listen & Learn Music”