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- What No One Tells You About TeachingAll the schooling and studying in the world will not prepare you for the complexities and bewilderment that comes with walking into a classroom and commanding your own group of children. There’s more to teaching than a lesson plan and these ten points may better prepare you for the ... read more
- Sing Play Create New Website!Hey friends! I hope you've noticed- I've shortened the name of my store to SING-PLAY-CREATE! And. . . the website is up and running. The RESOURCE LIBRARY is not quite open yet-but hey, it will be SOON! I hope you'll head on over to the new website.WWW.SINGPLAYCREATE.COMHere's the new LOGO . ... read more
- Feature Friday: Practice Makes Perfect or Does It?It’s Feature Friday which means some savings for you! Since practicing has been on my mind a lot lately, I thought I would feature my Practice Makes Perfect or Does It? workshop. It’s on SALE until 10:00pm AZ MST today only! Practice Makes Perfect or DOES It is a workshop I have been holding ... read more
- 4 Free Online Professional Development Resources for Music TeachersWho said professional development had to be expensive? Check out these free online resources! 1. Try a MOOC(massive open online course). These courses are offered for FREE to anyone with internet. They ... read more
- The Waltzing Cat listening lessonToday, from our June playlist, we’ll be going through a piece called The Waltzing Cat by one of my favorite composers, Leroy Anderson. He’s the composer of the famous piece, Sleigh Ride, which is a very popular piece at Christmas (though not actually a Christmas piece! You can read more about that here, if ... read more
- What I’m Working On This SummerI’ve been a little quiet over here lately, but it’s not for lack of things to say or write about! The end of the school/church year is always busy (am I right?!), and this year was no exception (read more about what I've been up to lately below).I’ve also been hard ... read more
- Vivaldi’s SummerWouldn't you love to feel like the kids in that picture? They're running around with not a care in the world, longing for their next ice cream fix. Come to think of it, that describes music teachers pretty well, minus the "not a care in the world" part. I'm sure you ... read more
- Teaching Students How to Practice
- Planner Tour: flip-through and setupTime for a little more planner action! ;)I finally got a chance to take out my old pages from the 2016-2017 school year and put in the fresh, new pages for the 2017-2018 school year and I'm so excited! I decided to film the process this year, so if you're ... read more
- Benefits of Musical Toys for BabiesIt is a well-established fact that music plays a huge role in the optimum development of children especially in terms of their cognitive, social, and emotional progress. However, there are some parents who don’t think that musical toys are important for babies for the simple fact that their sensory and ... read more