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 … Continue reading →
Michael Chandler shares his rhythm and movement lesson for upper elementary grades 4-6, which is set to the poem Good Better Best. Source: Good Better Best – Teaching With Orff … Continue reading →
Music Educators Toolbox This set of free online resources for music teachers includes lesson plans and activities, summative and formative assessments, video examples, and documented best practices. Designed to be effective and adaptable in a wide variety of music classrooms, … Continue reading →
Resource I recently found Welcome to My Song File Browse through over 1149 songs, worksheets, games and strategies for free!* Search by many musical elements including rhythm, pitch, form, theme, game type and more to find exactly the right music … Continue reading →
Katie Wardrobe of Midnight Music shares her music tech lesson plan, which guides students to compose and play rhythms in different meters with Chrome Music Lab. In March, Google launched the free Chrome Music Lab Experiments site to celebrate Music In … Continue reading →
This set of free online resources for music teachers includes lesson plans and activities, summative and formative assessments, video examples, and documented best practices. Designed to be effective and adaptable in a wide variety of music classrooms, the resources were … Continue reading →
Rhythm Cards, Manipulatives for notation – Teaching With Orff. … Continue reading →
This is an excellent resource. Smithsonian Folkways – The nonprofit record label of the Smithsonian Institution.
Barbatuques – Barbapapa´s Groove
This is beyond awesome. Students will be fascinated, maybe even inspired.
This activity is intended for children ages 3 and up. It is best played with 3-5 players. To begin, have the children draw a picture of an egg. Each child should color a section of the egg the same color … Continue reading →