Discovering Music History in your lesson Planning

Learning about Music History is a bit like learning to eat your vegetables as a child. If you approach it in an authoritative way and say “You must eat your Vegetables” – and don’t enjoy them yourself you’ll have quite a hard time! (P.S. IRead more…

A great listening idea for learning about Beethoven

Ludwig Van Beethoven has to be one of the most unusual and interesting characters to ever compose music. Here is a listening activity to help introduce him into the music classroom, which you can include in your next music lesson plan: “Für Elise” Bagatelle inRead more…

Listening Plans for the music of Beethoven

Here is an essential list of listening for music lesson plans about Beethoven. “Für Elise” Bagatelle in A minor Listen to the beginning of “Fur Elise” and sing together the well-known opening melody (the first nine notes). Now play the whole piece, this time countingRead more…

The most famous Deaf Musician in the classroom

Ludwig Van Beethoven has to be one of the most unusual and interesting characters to ever compose music. Here are a few ideas to help introduce him into your music lesson plans: Write a short children’s story about the life of Beethoven. Include the mostRead more…

Learning about Music and Deafness through Beethoven's music

Here are a few music lesson plan ideas to get your students inspired about the life of Beethoven – one of the most interesting characters to ever put pen to manuscript. Write a short children’s story about the life of Beethoven. Include the most importantRead more…

Beethoven has to be one of the most interesting characters to talk about in music class

Ludwig Van Beethoven has to be one of the most unusual and interesting characters to ever compose music. Here are a few ideas to help introduce him into your music lesson plans: Use Beethoven’s life as the topic for a short children’s story. You canRead more…

Learning about Ludwig Van Beethoven in the music class

Ludwig Van Beethoven has to be one of the most unusual and interesting characters to ever compose music. Here are a few ideas to help introduce him into the music classroom: Write a short children’s story about the life of Beethoven. You can describe allRead more…

Beethoven the Musical Genius – a Lesson Plan for music

Ludwig Van Beethoven has to be one of the most unusual and interesting characters to ever compose music. Here are a few ideas to help introduce him into the music classroom: Beethoven composed most of his most beautiful music during the last portion of hisRead more…

Here are a couple of lesson ideas for a music lesson about Beethoven

Ludwig Van Beethoven has to be one of the most unusual and interesting characters to ever compose music. Here are a few ideas to help introduce him into the music classroom. you can use this as a basis for your music lesson plan for yourRead more…