Posts By: Joan Eckroth-Riley Wendy van Gent

Lesson: Rain of Leaves

Rain of Leaves Last week Joan Eckroth-Riley and Wendy van Gent told us about Music Learning Theory and how MLT and Orff-Inspired teaching can work together. This week they have prepared a fall lesson that combines the philosophies beautifully. Objectives for Rain of Leaves: I can- -Sing create melodies in la hexatonic -Perform rhythms accurately… Read more »

Music Learning Theory & Orff Schulwerk

Music Learning Theory & Orff Schulwerk A Meeting of the Minds Joan: It was several decades ago that I was first exposed to the ideas of Edwin Gordon. Even as a young teacher studying my first Level of Orff Schulwerk at the time, I knew that Music Learning Theory (MLT) was something important and I… Read more »