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Holiday Solfege Bingo!

In this 5×5 bingo game students are given a short phrase from a popular Christmas or Hannukah tune (both sacred and secular included) and the starting “do”, along with the key signature. Use this fun bingo game to test your … Continue reading

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Resource: Kodály Music Education Institute Website

Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia This website was submitted to me by my dear friend Miss G, who is an elementary music teacher. At first glance, it seems to have some amazing resources for the classroom or private teacher. … Continue reading

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Periods of Classical Music – PowerPoint Lessons

These are the PowerPoint lessons I did on the different periods of classical music with my music appreciation class. Feel free to use them, but please credit me or provide a link to my website. The printed music included should … Continue reading

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Music Appreciation Class Lessons – Timbre, Ensembles, Genres

These are some lessons that I did as a unit on a 4 week school week in a middle school music appreciation class. We discussed the timbres of instruments, different ensembles, and different genres. The recorded music can all be … Continue reading

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Behavior Improvement Plan – Respect and Responsiblity

This is a form that was used at one of the middle schools I have worked in; it assists the student in thinking critically about their poor behavior and how it may have affected the classroom. While there will always … Continue reading

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Education – Links

Education Links US Department of Education: http://www.ed.gov/ Statistics, articles, and trends on US education. Teaching Music Through Performance: http://www.teachingmusic.org/ Excellent resources for all ensemble teachers, I highly recommend it! Wiki Link on Music Education: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_education ClassDojo: http://www.classdojo.com — Allows you … Continue reading

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