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SAMR for the Music Education Classroom

SAMR for the Music Education Classroom

Technology was swiftly becoming an important tool for music education, even before the pandemic. As the crisis continues to upend music classrooms across the country, technology is now, and for the foreseeable…

5 Music Teacher Must-Haves for a Successful School Year

When it comes to delivering an amazing music education experience for your students, the most valuable assets you have at your disposal are your personality, energy, and passion for music. But no…

Male school conductor conductiong his student band

Helpful Holiday Concert Prep Tips

The holidays tend to bring out a mixed bag of emotions in music educators. It’s a time of year when hard work and dedication transforms into a (hopefully) amazing concert, but preparing…

Do You Have a Rhythm Band in Your Classroom?

Do you have a rhythm band in your classroom? Rhythm bands have been a part of the music classroom experience for over 80 years. The rhythm band was created to prepare children…

Tone and the Young Brain

During practice as well as lessons, children must balance a number of complex processes. These include tracking and maintaining correct form while juggling tuning issues, muscle memory, and the translation of symbols…

What is the Dalcroze Method?

Most music teachers use what are known as method books. Method books are like textbooks for learning to play an instrument, master a particular technique, or just to provide a useful structure…