It’s time to celebrate Black History Month in your Music Classroom. First let’s discuss what Black History Month is all about.
Music Teacher Activities
7 Types of Lesson Plans to Start Your New Year with a Bang
The beginning of a new year can be a great time to do some thinking about the past 6 months and make some changes. That’s why today, I’m going to share 7 types of lesson plans that help you do just that.
How to Get Those Tricky Students on Board
I was frustrated and overwhelmed. I was teaching movement (ie. fighting with them to learn it) to a group of 4th graders who are already too cool for school, and they were not having it.
3 Ways to Make Ukulele Playing Ridiculously Fun
Fun makes everything easier to learn, and, if we’re being honest, easier to teach. If your students are having fun, so will you. Here are 3 strategies to help you make music class ridiculously fun!
5 November Activities for the Music Classroom that Your Students Will Love
Adding the engaging activities with a little silly added is the best way to get your students listening and learning during this time of the year. That’s why today, I’m going to share 5 of my favorite November activities with you.
7 Super Fun Activities for fall
You probably have a ton of tried and true fall and Halloween activities, but you may find they’re not working the way they used to. Today, I’m going to share 7 super lively ways to keep your kiddos learning.
First Steps in Teaching Ukulele
The ukuleles have arrived. They are unpacked and waiting for the next step. The question is, what is the next step? Where do you start?
5 Reasons You Should Teach Ukulele
Ever since Grace VanderWaal hit the stage in 2016 on America’s Got Talent, ukulele has been all the rage with elementary school students. Almost 2 million ukuleles were sold in the United States in 2021!
How to Turn Ew’s into Yay’s – Classical Music Reboot
How many times have you heard, “Ew, this music is so boring”, when you’re trying to give your kiddos some culture and hone their music listening ears? Yep, it can be super difficult to create lesson plans to introduce your students to the great composers and their music.
3 Ways to Inspire Your Students
EVERY.SINGLE.ONE of your students is waiting to be inspired. They just don’t know it. They are waiting for you to do something or say something that will excited them, motivate them, or affect positive change in their lives. Music is one of the most powerful motivators for change.