Friday, September 19, 2014

Friday Finds #19

Have you heard of Pentatonix? If not, they are an American based a cappella group that have become very popular with their YouTube videos and are now touring worldwide. 

Below is a video that you may be able to use to discuss some of the history of Western music with your students. What have they included and missed out in their medley? 

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Monday, September 8, 2014

Debbie's Quick Teaching Tip #19

Do you have trouble incorporating technology into the classroom? 

Don't neglect YouTube as a great resource for interactive classroom ideas. Not only are you utilising technology, you're also giving your voice a break for a change! 

Check out our YouTube channel for the sorts of videos that you may find useful in the classroom. Or take a look at the video below. 

Let us know what other videos/channels you've found useful when teaching! 

Friday, September 5, 2014

Friday Finds #18

This week's find is again, from Teachers Pay Teachers. A great site that provides instant downloads created by teachers. Some are free and some are paid. 

This week our find is some music themed borders. You could use these for worksheets, notes and other things you create for the music classroom. Click here to have a look and browse around the rest of the site!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Monday, September 1, 2014

Debbies Quick Teaching Tips #18

Happy September everyone! Today's teaching tip is to incorporate your in class administration into each lesson by turning them into a meaningful musical experience. 

Have you thought about singing your roll call? Or have students answer their name with a particular rhythm pattern. 

Try it out and let us know your ideas for making these dry, boring tasks a little more interesting!