Ella Fitzgerald: Celebrating Women in music

Dubbed “The First Lady of Song” because she was so well liked by all races, nationalities and religions, Ella Fitzgerald was the most popular female jazz singer in the United States for more than half a century. In her lifetime, she won 13 Grammy awards, sold over 40 million albums and sang with some of

2021-03-18T08:24:19+00:00By |0 Comments

How to create fun music lessons for k-6 whether you’re teaching from school or at home in a few easy steps.

Have you ever wondered how to start with your music lessons?  Do you start with playing instruments, planning, writing, reading, ... etc?  In this curriculum training session,  I will help you learn the steps to build your primary or elementary music lesson plan and make it EASY and FAST to implement with your classes.  Anybody

2020-10-23T03:12:27+00:00By |0 Comments

3 Simple Steps to Teaching Remote Music

Even with all this craziness of the pandemic,  we still need teachers. We still need people who are looking to serve, lead and inspire. Basically the world needs you… which means you need to keep showing up and stay on top of your teaching, yet still look after yourself and your family. One of the

2021-03-27T07:23:03+00:00By |0 Comments

Rock and Roll Music from the 1950's

Here is a little excerpt from our Fact Sheet on Rock and Roll Music. This comes from our Music Lesson plan series on the history of Rock and roll. Did you know that Rock and Roll or Pop music didn’t even exist until the 1950s? The only music that existed before that was Classical, Jazz,

2010-04-09T04:30:13+00:00By |1 Comment

A Listening Activity about early Rock and Roll Music

The “Duck Walk” was a unusual dance move made famous by Chuck Berry. A music lesson plan about early Rock and Roll music can be much more entertaining if you use this idea and expand on it in music class. After you’ve watched some videos of Chuck Berry doing his trademark “Duck Walk” you could

2010-04-06T04:25:26+00:00By |0 Comments

A Lesson Plan All about early Rock and Roll

Here are a few ideas that you could use if you are teaching a class about early 1950’s rock and roll in the music classroom. There are going to be plenty more of these when we release our next module of lesson plans on the History of Rock and Roll. 1) Work in groups to

2010-04-05T04:22:50+00:00By |0 Comments

Technical Q&A about Music Theory Fun Sheets

Technical Questions How long do i need to wait until I get access to the product, and do I need to wait for email confirmation? Our members area uses the Amember management system – this allows you to choose your own username and password, and once your payment is confirmed you should be able to

2010-03-30T06:14:09+00:00By |0 Comments

The Right Tools for Music Theory are very important

I don’t know how many times I have found a student using a pen or inappropriate pencil for their music theory homework. Music is an art form, and when writing music on manuscript the dots, lines and curves are a graphical representation of that art. Therefore students need to develop a manuscript style of their

2010-03-29T19:53:39+00:00By |0 Comments
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