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Mass Shootings: Please, don’t scare the children.

Note: This is not a political statement either for or against guns, just something worth noting if you teach children. Most of my students are either young and blissfully unaware of the shooting that ocurred last week, or they are … Continue reading

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7 Tips for saving Money on Music!

Hello everyone! Check out this post for some excellent tips on saving money on sheet music. Some things I do personally: Only buy copies of books you know you will use frequently. For me, this is usually the primer level … Continue reading

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Forget STEM, it’s time for STEAM!

Finally, someone is getting a clue that something is missing from the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) program, and that is the letter “A”, for Arts! Read this article on a new project starting in New York. http://nationswell.com/well-rounded-education-new-york-city-revive-arts-additional-teachers/

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Double Bass Basics

Double Bass Basics Photo from http://www.dafmusic.com Based on information given by bassist and orchestra teacher Mauricio Rodriguez, at a strings clinic I attended recently. The bass should be viewed as an extension of your body, it should be very natural … Continue reading

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Why Our Education System is Collapsing…

Someone sent me an interesting article on the collapse of the American system of education, by Glenn Beck. I don’t know a lot about him, but this video makes some great points and I thought I would share it with … Continue reading

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Elementary Music Classroom – Links

Elementary Music Classroom Resources (Most of these are included elsewhere, but compiled here.) ┬áMusic in Motion: http://www.musicmotion.com This is where the theory posters with the toucans are found! Enchanted Learning: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Home.html Resources for general education as well as music. Including … Continue reading

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