Differentiation. Woo that is a scary word… especially if you teach elementary music. We tend to sit through lectures and professional developments about differentiation and shudder in despair. I can’t do that, we think. This doesn’t apply to me. Well…. Yes and no. Now, some lessons really don’t lend themselves to differentiation. Some do. And… Continue reading Easy-Peasy Differentiation in the Music Room
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Tips for the New Music Teacher from My First Year of Teaching
It is now June, and I have finished my first of teaching elementary music. I am no longer a new music teacher. It has been a good, long year. It has definitely not been easy, but it has been worth it. Teaching anything—let alone elementary music—has its ups and downs. So if you are reading… Continue reading Tips for the New Music Teacher from My First Year of Teaching
The Best Classroom Purchase Ever!
As school starts, teachers purchase a lot of things for their classrooms. Some stock up on pencils, pens, crayons, and composition books. Some redecorate their classrooms. I tried to spend a minimal amount of money. I think it is good practice to save as much money as possible in the classroom. Ten dollars here and five there… Continue reading The Best Classroom Purchase Ever!