Wednesday, January 26, 2022
In this session, we will sing, move, dance and play no-touch or adapted games and dances. We’ll have fun reading, writing, improvising and creating because all of these games teach many concepts.
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Thursday, January 27, 2022
Children who are musically literate are given the tools to become life-long music makers. In this session we’ll explore fun ways to teach theory: games, ball bouncing, bean bags and many activities!
In this session, Denise will share a sequence for teaching students to play bucket drums or desk drums. Tips for teaching, a sequence of skills, and fun pop song play along options will be included.
Friday, January 28, 2022
Listening and responding to music is important for the emotional well being of our students. In this session, you’ll explore engaging and fun listening activities for all age, from your littles to Middle school. We’ll move and create movement with scarves, ribbons, cups, plates and more. We’ll explore form and cultural context. This session is fun – and will give you many lessons to use in your classes!
In this session Denise will share singing games for spring that will have your students singing, moving and learning many musical concepts! These lesson ideas will be great for spring – or for any time of year! Learn some new games, movement activities, and get many ideas for engaging ways to teach kids music reading, writing, and listening.
It’s a good time to review the storybooks in your classroom, to be sure that all the students in your classes with see themselves in the story. This session will share lessons for some beautiful storybooks that will have your students singing, playing, moving, reading, writing, creating. Your students will be inspired to reach for a star!
Saturday, January 29, 2022
How can you have a life when you spend so much time planning your lessons, dealing with student behaviors, assessing and doing report cards? Teachers spend a ton of time dealing with their students emotional well being, sometimes forgetting to look after their own emotional well being. This session is full of tips and ideas for making your job easier!