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Teaching students to read music notation: Some strategies

Teaching students to read music notation: Some strategies | General music 5 and 6 grade | Scoop.it

For some reason, I always struggled with teaching students how to read music notation. I think one of the reasons is because there’s usually a huge knowledge gap between beginning students and those who have been doing music for a while.


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Learning Through the Arts | Moving to the Beat

Learning Through the Arts | Moving to the Beat | General music 5 and 6 grade | Scoop.it

Watch this video of Orff in action in a Grade 4/5 class where students move to rhythm in poems and verses.


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A simple start to using boomwhackers in the music classroom

A simple start to using boomwhackers in the music classroom | General music 5 and 6 grade | Scoop.it

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.


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Flipping The Music Education Classroom

Flipping The Music Education Classroom | General music 5 and 6 grade | Scoop.it
The concept of the flipped classroom is growing in popularity across the country as more and more schools adopt the common core.

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Think Literacy Music Grades 1-6

Think Literacy Music Grades 1-6 | General music 5 and 6 grade | Scoop.it

This Think Literacy Music resource for teachers grades 1-6 is an amazing resource to teach music through high-yield strategies. http://goo.gl/JsEJ2


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OMEA Unit Overview Grade 2 "We're Goin' to Ghana" 5 Lessons with Video

OMEA Unit Overview Grade 2 "We're Goin' to Ghana" 5 Lessons with Video | General music 5 and 6 grade | Scoop.it

Students want to make connections with what they are learning in the classroom and the world around them. This unit encourages students to explore the music and life of a child from Ghana through performing, creating, and listening. Full unit can be found at www.omea.on.ca/resources.php Direct overview link http://omea.on.ca/resources/Elementary%20Unzipped/Grade%202/Grade%202%20Unit/Music_Overview_Grade_2.doc


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10 Useful iPhone and iPad Apps for Music Teachers

10 Useful iPhone and iPad Apps for Music Teachers | General music 5 and 6 grade | Scoop.it

iPhone and iPad apps are extraordinary music tools, whether you want to teach music theory, introduce an instrument, encourage students who are interested in composition, or simply inspire some fun improvisation in your classes.


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Classical Kids iPad Apps (Beethoven Lives Upstairs and other books)

Classical Kids iPad Apps (Beethoven Lives Upstairs and other books) | General music 5 and 6 grade | Scoop.it
I was recently invited to review a new app that should be near and dear to the hearts of many music educators, a series of iPad books about music and musicians called “Classical Kids.” The series ...

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