Poly spots are wonderful for defining your classroom space and creating “sit spots”, but did you know they can also be used to teach musical concepts?
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|This week we offer you preview lesson from Percussive Play, by Roger Sams and Michael Vasquez. This will be the first Purposeful Pathways Supplement and will focus on rhythmic learning through speech, body percussion, untuned percussion and movement. We think your students will enjoy “We’re the Heartbeat.”|
Why is creative movement an important part of an Orff-Inspired curriculum?
We trust you and your young students will enjoy this lesson taken from Purposeful Pathways: Possibilities for the Elementary Music Classroom, Book Three – by BethAnn Hepburn and Roger Sams. Designed to encourage active music making, this lesson includes pathways to rhythm, literacy, partwork, ensemble, and improvisation.
Lisa Sullivan shares her Playing With Improvisation lesson for beginning recorder, which includes tips for using the incorporated PowerPoint presentation.
Drue Bullington presents a manageable how-to guide for developing student learning objectives or SLOs for Orff inspired teaching in elementary school.