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- November FavoritesAnother month has passed, and I'm here to roundup my favorite things. For November, that includes candles, DIY earbud holders, and the book that I'll never forget. Let's get right to it.LIFESTYLEUnscented CandlesI love candles, but the scent can become overpowering in my small office. So instead, I've been burning ... read more
- Teaching Online with VIPKIDTips for Getting Hired With VIPKID I started teaching with VIPKID a few months ago. I wrote an article about applying for VIPKID that you can check out here. But today I wanted to share some tips to help you through the hiring process itself. The hiring process can feel ... read more
- Tips for Getting Hired with VIPKIDTips for Getting Hired With VIPKID I started teaching with VIPKID a few months ago. I wrote an article about applying for VIPKID that you can check out here. But today I wanted to share some tips to help you through the hiring process itself. The hiring process can feel ... read more
- Ukuleles – A Tool for Teaching All Year Long – Part 2
- Review: Piano Program Music Theory CoursesHave you ever been excited about something where it ends up taking over your dreams? This happens to me all the time, but I didn’t expect it to happen with this… Dr. Kathy Rabago from PianoProgram.com has created Music Theory Courses for students. These courses are the very definition of ... read more
- Learn An Bilingual Christmas Song – Feliz NavidadDid you know that singing the entire “Feliz Navidad” means learning only 6 new words in Spanish? And these are definitely 6 new words and 2 phrases that you and your kids will love to use around holiday time. Of course, you know the song. It goes like this: ... read more
- 3 Small Ways to Create Better Flow in WorshipWhat does it mean to have good flow in worship?For me, flow means:continuitycohesionan uninterrupted experiencecontinuous movement in one direction without bouncing around, pausing, or redirecting partway throughIn contrast, a worship experience without flow may feel:disjointed or mismatchedinconsistentconfusing or disconnecteddistractingawkwardthrown togetherThe point is not to expect our Sunday services to be ... read more
- Music Alone Shall Live Lesson Ideas and ActivitiesMusic Alone Shall Live is a German Folk Song and is based on a German Canon called Die Musici. This diatonic piece works well for singing in a round or playing on pitched percussion instruments. There are also several different choral arrangements for this piece, which you might consider for ... read more
- Reindeer Vocal Explorations in SeeSawThis is the shortest and sweetest little blog post I've probably ever written... because the video below is going to tell you eeeevvvveerrrrthing you need to know about the latest and greatest resource in the FREE Resource Library: Reindeer Vocal Exploration Templates for Seesaw!This digital resource is the first venture as ... read more
- “From Homeless to Carnegie Hall”The Power of MusicIt's been a couple of weeks since I've posted and I've got lots to share but that can wait for the next post.I just saw this segment on the "Today Show" and I really feel that we need a little something to help us feel good about ... read more