This is a very simple idea for using boomwhackers. This was developed and tested by my husband Kevin with a group of students who had never learned any music at all. It was pitched at grade 4/5 level, but can work for students of any age. All you need is a whiteboard and a set
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.
Here are three ideas for games you can use in your next general music lesson plan to help encourage knowlege of the Instruments of the Orchestra. This game is especially designed for teachers without any musical knowledge and can be used in small groups or for a whole class activity. While I was researching this
Here are some tips for your next middle school music lesson plan which should help you to make your next music theory lesson FUN. As usual, let me know your sucess stories and feel free to provide extra materials, ideas and comments of your own using the comments section below. Tip #1 - "Musical Sums" and
Why not create your own "musical item" in your next music class? I found inspiration from this clip called "Food Court Musical" Just a bit of fun, but why not use it with your classes to get them inspired to compose their own "If Life was a Musical" sketch!
Here are 3 tips for teaching some Basic Music Symbols that you could use in an Elementary Music Lesson Plan. Feel free to use as many or as little as you like and if you would like to add some feedback or extra ideas please feel free to leave a comment. Hope you find them