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Classics for Kids

Classics for Kids
In the Classroom Classical music can be an exciting tool. The Classics for Kids® lesson plans and teaching resources give teachers practical, effective plans and activities that use classical music to help children learn, and meet national and state standards. They are based on National Standards for the Arts and state Academic Content Standards for Music, Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences and critical Thinking Skills based on Bloom's Taxonomy. The materials also incorporate various philosophies, including those of Orff, Dalcroze, and Kodaly.

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The Super Simple Learning Resource Center Note: This article is Lesson 2 of our 8-part e-course, “Teaching Young Learners with Songs.” If you found it helpful, sign up to receive the rest of the course by creating a free account for the Super Simple Learning Resource Center. In the Classroom Music is a great tool to use in the classroom for young learners developing language skills. But what is the best way to introduce new songs to children? 15 Free Music Activities and Lesson Plans for the Classroom The web is a great place to find free music activities and lesson plans that can be used in the classroom. Here are 15 sites that provide helpful materials for teachers. Music Quizzes – The Music Tech Teacher provides more than 130 music quizzes and games that can be used in the classroom. Quizzes cover everything from music notes and terms to famous musicians and composers. Sound Piper – Sound Piper offers a unique page with a wide range of music classroom activities to teach basic elements of music. The Music Rack – The Music Rack provides free sheet music downloads, staff paper, and other music teacher resources.

Pattern Block Rock by David Tulga Pattern Block Rock- adding whole numbers to make rhythms - The Pattern Block Rock activity connects your knowledge of geometric shapes and equivalency to musical notes and rhythms. Simply choose your pattern blocks and press play — your pattern will transform into a musical composition you can see and hear! Here's how it works: How to play the Pattern Blocks: Scroll down until to see the Pattern Blocks — they're near the bottom of the page. Click on a Pattern Block. Tools for Teaching A preview of Smithsonian Folkways on iTunes U. Click the image to launch iTunes on your computer. Smithsonian Folkways is committed to offering educational materials to complement the music on our site. Tools for Teaching from Smithsonian Folkways provides ideas and resources for educators to inspire their use of Folkways music from around the world. Information about these sounds and the cultures that create them are a valuable resource to courses in history, geography, language arts, social studies, visual arts-and of course music and dance.

Classroom Icebreakers - Icebreakers, Ice Breakers, Ice Breaker Games These classroom icebreakers are teacher-approved activities and games that address classroom needs! We recommend the following icebreakers for students of all ages. Classroom Icebreakers Breaking the Ice / Introduction Games Useful for the beginning of a class period or toward the beginning of a semester when students don’t know each other well, Introduction and Breaking-the-Ice games can dramatically transform the dynamics of your classroom. Try the following activities: Music History 102 a Guide to Western Composers and their Music from the Middle Ages to the Present CONTENTS of Music History 102: As is usual with information on the history of Western music, this site has been organized according to the eras of history: The Middle Ages

Glossary of Musical Instruments by Hobgoblin Music This list is based on information originally compiled by ARC music, and has been extensively revised, extended and developed for the internet by Pete McClelland at Hobgoblin Music. Please E-mail me if you know of instruments not listed, so I can add them. There is now a Basque language translation of this page by Jennifer Indurayne. Music Practice Tips, Guidelines, Strategies, Overcome Stage Fright, Build a Career - The Musician's Way Blog by Gerald Klickstein Gerald KlicksteinSeptember 21, 2014creative process, creativity, music practice Tags: creative process, creativity, deep practice, deliberate practice, divergent thinking, how to practice music, motivation, music practice, practicing music, problem-solving, The Musician's Way “Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.” -Charles Mingus, bassist (The Musician’s Way, p. 55)

Philharmonia Orchestra Here, the Philharmonia's expert players guide you through the intricacies of the instruments they play. Choose an instrument from one of the sections. The string section is the basis of the orchestra and the one consistent component of orchestras down the ages. musicisfun Welcome to Music is Fun! Are you ready to play, listen, watch, sing, create and have fun??? if so...this is your site! You just have to be willing to learn while watching cartoons, singing songs or solving fun activities and quizzes. Who is your teacher?

10 of The Best Android Apps for Music Teachers July 9, 2015 For those of you looking for some good Android apps to use in their music classes, the list below is a good place to start with. We have curated for you a collection of some of the best web educational music apps out there. All of these apps have been tried and used by teachers and proved to be a big hit. Check them out and share with us if you have other suggestions to add to this list. For iPad users, check out this list instead.

About Sound Infusion Sound Infusion is a unique learning tool that incorporates music and culture from all over the world. It is a free, online, interactive learning experience that blends music making and cultural awareness. Students can create their own songs from hundreds of different samples, save, share and discuss their work online with their classmates as well as students from other schools. Register as a teacher now… Sound Infusion in Action Sound Infusion runs in the user’s browser, requiring no downloads or installed software. make music together let's get started making music... 1draw on the grid with your mouse to make a beatshow me2 save your track and share it with friends. show me3 out of ideas? roll the dice and start remixing. show me4 explore the beatlab community show me

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