Blues Music History There is a lot of debate around Blues Music History, mainly because it was not documented very well at the time. A brief, and considerably basic explanation… Read more How to Make Your Blues Music History Lessons Fun →
Try these different ways to make middle school music students engaged with music appreciation by using pop music singers.
Try these music composition lesson ideas and activities with your upper elementary and middle school general music students.
One of my most favorite classroom activities to do is Composition. I just love, after teaching students the basics, watching them go through the creative process. I just love watching… Read more Easy Recorder Composition →
My teaching career started way back in 2001. At first, I was a substitute (casual) teacher, and I remember, on very first day, being thrown in the deep end and… Read more Elements of Music and the Super Six – Rhythm →
If you live North of the Equator, you might be nearing the end of your school year. Personally, my year is still “warming up”. I have just started Term 2… Read more How to End the Year like a Boss! →
Using the Super Six comprehension strategies has many benefits beyond understanding text. I use the Super Six strategies in multiple ways with my classes. This week I return to work… Read more Surprising Ways to use the Super Six →
It’s time to enjoy some savings over at my Teacher’s Pay Teachers store with a site wide sale! You can save up to 28% on all of your purchases with… Read more Time to Save Some Money! →
I am so lucky, I now only have TWO WEEKS left of school for 2016!!!! Although we actually have more than that, I am taking the last week off school… Read more The Truth About Student Evaluations →