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My Top 10 Music Units of Work

It’s funny, but I couldn’t believe that I never had never put this list together! Teaching Music has not only been my occupation for the last 17 years, but it is also my passion. I love igniting the learning fir in students, and having the privilege of teaching them Music is an added bonus. For… Read More My Top 10 Music Units of Work

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FREE Stuff for Your Music Classroom

Last week I was happy to reach a mini milestone in my little Teachers Pay Teachers store – I gained 700 followers! YIPPEE!!! And, I have to say that my followers are very loyal people who come back time and time again to purchase resources from me. So as a huuuuuge THANK YOU, I have… Read More FREE Stuff for Your Music Classroom

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4 Fun Ways to Celebrate Halloween

Can you believe that it is now October? This year seems to be going quicker and quicker! It is always frightening when you start to see the Christmas Countdowns appearing on social media, reminding you that Christmas is only XX days away – AHHHHH, I am so not ready! But one thing I am ready… Read More 4 Fun Ways to Celebrate Halloween

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Try a Rewards System That Works

Imagine that you are in the “teaching groove”, and finally, all of your students are loving coming to your classes. You find that you have very little classroom discipline problems, and this is because you have worked really hard to keep all of your students engaged in your lessons and learning. There are sometimes, a… Read More Try a Rewards System That Works

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Classroom Management Made Easy

Please raise your hand if you’ve ever felt totally exhausted after a lesson. You flop into your chair (or onto the floor) and you try to make sense of what just happened. You know the type of lesson I’m talking about – the kids just don’t, or won’t listen, they continually disrupt you when you… Read More Classroom Management Made Easy

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5 Things To Do Before You Take a Day Off

There’s something weird about teachers, no matter how sick they are, they will always go to work! Teachers have this strange way of thinking that it is easier to go to work sick rather than having to deal with the consequences of taking a day off. I know that I have personally gone to work… Read More 5 Things To Do Before You Take a Day Off

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What the Heck is the Super Six?

What the Heck is the Super Six? Simply put, the Super Six are 6 simple, yet powerful strategies to help readers navigate and understand a text. The Super Six are, in no particular order, Making Connections, Monitoring, Predicting, Questioning, Visualising and Summarising. When these six, super easy to implement strategies are used while teaching, they… Read More What the Heck is the Super Six?