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

Teaching Major Scales: Part 2

A post by Janice on Music Lesson Plans: Worksheets to help with Teaching Major Scales If you need theory worksheet content to help with teaching major scales then you may find that our Printable Music Theory Books could become an invaluable companion in your resource kit. This is a book of comprehensive book of worksheets

2009-11-27T12:30:56+00:00By |3 Comments

Teaching Major Scales: Part 1

A post by Janice on Music Lesson Plans: A Game to help with Teaching Major Scales If you’ve ever taught music theory, then you would know that it can be difficult to get students to remember the pattern of tones and semitones needed, the scale degree names and for younger students the solfege names in

2009-11-26T00:51:13+00:00By |1 Comment

Using Flashcards In Music Theory Lessons

This video is a Suzuki teacher using flashcards to actively involve her students in remembering musical terms they have played in their pieces. I was just looking through youtube for music theory videos and I stumbled across this teacher who was actively involving her students in remembering musical terms they have played in their pieces.

2009-11-09T05:11:24+00:00By |4 Comments

A St Patricks Day Activity For Music Classes

With St Patricks Day coming up this year... why not celebrate it with your music classes by showing them a video clip of the musical "Riverdance" featuring loads of Irish Dancing and music? This will be sure to start a great discussion, and you could even adapt it for additional homework exercises or projects. Here

2009-03-01T19:30:15+00:00By |0 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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