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Fun Videos for Online Learning

While we are trying to figure out ways to teach our elementary students virtually, it can be hard finding content that is applicable to...

Planning With Purpose

Gone are the days of traditional music textbooks where you pass a grade level book out to each student, get all students on the right...

2019 MCDA Conference

Below you will find a link to the presentation "Flipping the Bottle: 10 Ways to Flip Students' Mindsets on Music" Blake Richter and I...

10 Rounds for the Choral Classroom

Rounds are an amazing way to get students of all ages to start singing in tune, build part independence, and improve aural skills. Below...

Favorite New Treble Songs 2019

I was asked to run an elementary reading session for the Missouri Choral Director's Association summer conference. I reviewed around 100...

Doggie Doggie

Kodaly: Doggie Doggie is one of my top 5 favorite songs that I do in the classroom. I usually play this game in Kindergarden or 1st grade...

Charlie Over the Ocean

Kodaly: Charlie Over the Ocean is a great song that you can do with many grades. My favorite part about this song is that it helps...

Bounce High, Bounce Low

Kodaly: Bounce High, Bounce low is a great song to teach beat, high/low, and ta titi. I usually use this songs with kindergarten or first...

Bee Bee Bumble Bee

Kodaly: Bee Bee Bumble is a great song to do with Kindergarten or 1st Grade. It helps teach titi ta and beat. I usually use this song...

Rocky Mountain

Kodaly: Rocky Mountain is a great historical song to teach "Re" and review "Do". Many students at first glance do not understand the...

Mouse Mousie

Kodaly: Mouse Mousie is a great song to teach Do. It is only made up of Sol, Mi, and Do which makes it easy for the students to see the...

Let Us Chase the Squirrel

Kodaly: Let Us Chase the Squirrel is mainly taught to introduce Re and reinforce Do and half notes. The game is basically the same game...

Five Fat Turkeys

Kodaly: Five Fat Turkeys is a great song to do around Thanksgiving. The main concept you may teach with this song is half notes but you...

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