play sing dance

Book Review: Play, Sing, & Dance Play, Sing, & Dance: An Introduction to Orff Schulwerk is a book that is perfectly described by its title. Published by Schott in 2002, author Doug Goodkin takes the entirety of the Orff Schulwerk experience and distills its essence into a book that both novice and experienced teachers can…

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compassionate music teaching

Book Review: Compassionate Music Teaching   Book by Dr. Karin S. Hendricks Book published in partnership with National Association for Music Education Compassionate Music Teaching will change the way you teach. Author Karin Hendricks reminds educators of what is truly important in the music classroom – students. And the way to reach them is through…

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cooperative learning

Book Review Making Music Cooperatively: Using Cooperative Learning in Your Active Music-Making Classroom   While it is often a normal occurrence for the content of a book to diverge from its title, this is definitely not the case when it comes to Making Music Cooperatively: Using Cooperative Learning in Your Active Music-Making Classroom, written by Carol Huffman.  Huffman, an experienced music educator whose expertise…

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classroom management

Classroom Management Toolkit Around this time of year, classroom management problems can seem to pop up.  The excitement and busyness of the holiday season is over, the weather can be problematic, and indoor recess – ugh!  This week we are sending out a collection of tools for your toolbox; a look back at some of our popular classroom management…

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