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Productive Board Meetings

Contributor: Philip Horst | Length : 52 | File type : Audio

It has been said that your greatest personal asset is your time and school board members are often among the busiest men in the community. How can board meetings become highly productive and an excell... Read More

Music Workshops Part 1

Contributor: Matt Derstine | Length : 49 | File type : Audio

What are some reasons for teaching music in our schools? Come explore the ingredients for good music. What is the determining factor in what makes music good or bad?

Music Workshops Part 2

Contributor: Matt Derstine | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

What are some reasons for teaching music in our schools? Come explore the ingredients for good music. What is the determining factor in what makes music good or bad?

Music Workshops Part 3

Contributor: Matt Derstine | Length : 51 | File type : Audio

What are some reasons for teaching music in our schools? Come explore the ingredients for good music. What is the determining factor in what makes music good or bad?

How to to Take Good Notes

Contributor: James A Goering II | File type : Document

Students who take notes in class outperform students who don’t take notes. Studies have shown that students who don’t take notes in class can forget almost half of what the teacher said within 15 ... Read More

How to Read: Improving Reading Comprehension

Contributor: James A Goering II | File type : Document

Most people know how to “read,” but not nearly as many can comprehend what they read. Reading comprehension is a skill. In this student handout, James outlines methods for reading effectively. ... Read More

I’m a Music Teacher. Now What Do I Do?

Contributor: Yuriy Kravetz | Length : 7 | File type : Video

You've agreed to teach music. Now what? Yuriy describes the goals you should consider for your classes, and lays out a step-by-step method for teaching sight-singing. View or download on Vimeo or d... Read More

That Golden Routine: The Power of Daily Music Practice

Contributor: Jeff Swanson | Length : 5 | File type : Video

How do you train 6-year-olds to sing well? How do you train high school students? While students' voices mature as they grow older, Jeff encourages teachers to use the same techniques—and expect sim... Read More

Worksheet 2.5 Chromatic Scale

Contributor: Nolan Martin | File type : Teaching Material

A music worksheet where students will supply missing notes and pitches for notes from the chromatic scale with two different key signatures. They also write the letter name and solfege syllable for di... Read More

Worksheet 4.5 Realizing Lead Sheet

Contributor: Nolan Martin | File type : Teaching Material

A music worksheet where students notate the chords on the staff as indicated. They also count the beats, placing the correct count under each note and rest. Download this worksheet now or read it b... Read More
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