March is School Music Month. It's time to celebrate! Be sure to publicize the learning activities happening in your music classroom. Real learning is happening here.
You can increase music advocacy by developing music literacy in the elementary music classroom. See how you can implement these strategies at your school.
Guided music reading helps students develop a systematic method of reading music. By embedding directions into lessons, busy teachers never miss a step.
Teaching treble clef note names can be among the favorite lessons for teachers and students. Check out the FREE lessons, tips, and ideas in this post.
Are you wanting to use traditional camp songs in your elementary music class but struggling to find music literacy and curriculum connections? Read on . . .
Assessment in elementary music should be authentic, quick, valid, reliable and FUN! Integrate assessment into music activities while building music literacy.
Music Black History music lessons are natural extension to teach about civil rights. Orff instruments create fresh versions of authentic spirituals.
Teachers & students will love these awesome Boom Task Cards in elementary music classroom. Lessons are more like play with melody & rhythm games.
Boom task cards in elementary music can be an important tool in developing music literacy. Check out this post with links to a FREE rhythm set.
Homework in elementary music classes? Yes, but not traditional homework. Sharing what students learned extends learning at home & builds music advocacy.
Time is precious in elementary music classes. It is important to integrate music reading into every lesson using an efficient, systematic strategy.
Learning to read rhythm patterns in the elementary music classroom will be fun for your K-5 students with these awesome ideas & teaching techniques.
Developing music literacy requires sequential lessons which build on prior learning. Music reading skills should be the foundation of music classes.
Standard notation vs. stick notation. How do you teach your beginning rhythm readers? Elementary music reading techniques are not set in stone.
Teaching young children to read music independently does not happen by accident. It requires a carefully crafted systematic approach.