Everybody Has a Name

Each child’s name, either given or chosen is a gift and a core part of their identity. In this lesson, Charissa [kuh-rih-suh] combines a chant and a variety of children’s books that focus on the importance of our names.
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harry's horrible hair

Lesson: Harry’s Horrible Hair

Inspired by her children's book Harry's Horrible Hair, Theresa Cocci shares a lesson plan designed to pair the message of kindness with the creation of an interactive musical experience.
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An Invitation to Reflect

Crystal Pridmore invites you to participate in a journaling exercise to reflect on the past year in order to process and heal.
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Hickory Dickory Dock

Hickory Dickory Dock – An Exploration in Sound

Dr. Patrick Ware shows us how we can use Hickory Dickory Dock in new ways. The lesson can be used with all of our K and 1 students.
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relearning the music room

Making It Work: Relearning the Music Room

LeslieAnne Bird shares suggestions for refamiliarizing your students with making music together in your space.
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Making It Work: Summer Reading 2021

LeslieAnne Bird sets aside time to read three teaching-related books each summer to learn something new and improve as a music educator and human. This is her list for 2021.
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Block Paper Rhythms

Lesson: Block, Paper, Rhythms

Kanisha Howard's lesson Block, Paper, Rhythms will work well for children who are learning in person, hybrid or online. This is a fun way to review songs and rhythms and explore composition.
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Inspiration

Inspiration from Fellow Music Educators

We wanted to share some inspiration for the end of the most difficult year ever from your fellow music educators.
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