Posts By: Martina Vasil

Making It Work: Orff Schulwerk and Modern Band

Making It Work: Orff Schulwerk and Modern Band (Music as a Second Language) There have been rumblings lately of this new approach to teaching music called “modern band”. While many may just write it off as another passing fad, there is merit to further investigation; teaching and learning processes found in modern band classrooms parallel… Read more »

Recorder Lesson: John Cena Theme Song

Recorder Lesson: John Cena Theme Song (Grades 4–5) *(this will likely take 2-3 class periods)   I. Attention Grabber What is the message of the video? (hustle, loyalty, respect) Briefly discuss that while wrestling is not for everyone, there is definitely an artform to it and it takes hard work; there’s a lot to respect… Read more »