Assessment in elementary music should be authentic, quick, valid, reliable and FUN! Integrate assessment into music activities while building music literacy.
Black History music lessons are a natural element of the elementary music classroom. Adding Orff instruments creates 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 teachers and students with these 10 ideas & techniques. Click to read.
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.
These treble clef note name games make learning fun and provide a challenge for students to improve their skills. Give these FREE sequential sets a try.