Five Minute Fillers

Have you ever needed a five minute filler for a music class? You probably know the type of situation I mean. It’s when you’ve got quite a large group of kids together for choir or band music class or even for a group of fidgety young children .....and you need to get them either fired

2022-06-28T01:06:40+00:00By |2 Comments

Teaching Ideas For Using STOMP in a General Music Class

I just found this STOMP Clip that would provide great inspiration for students in the music classroom of approx junior high school standard. Lesson Plan Ideas Make A STOMP Ensemble Have the class watch a portion of a dvd about the group STOMP. Afterwards, the kids should form small groups and pick out unique objects

2010-03-12T05:17:21+00:00By |4 Comments

Fun Leadership lesson for the Music Teacher

I thought this was excellent food for thought for all teachers and a great practical lesson as to why we do the things we do. It's done by a guy called Derek Sivers who is a musician, blog writer and business owner and he's caught footage of a guy (who looks a bit like a

2010-03-05T04:46:37+00:00By |1 Comment

Rich Instruments

A New Music Game For Special Needs Classes Over these past few months, some teachers have asked me how to adapt printable music games to help suit the needs of visually and hearing impaired people. I know that every teacher out there has different needs in their classes so please feel free to use, change

2009-04-22T06:20:34+00:00By |4 Comments

Teaching Music To Children

How to help young children to have fun and retain more in music. I had this question posted to me a few weeks ago and after careful research and consideration have posted this reply. I know this will be of value to many music teachers out there and although the answer is to address teaching

2008-11-05T10:56:41+00:00By |21 Comments
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