storybooks

Early Childhood: Pattern Matching Games

Early Childhood: Pattern Matching Games Inviting children to take turns matching patterns helps develop the musical mind/voice connection. Here are some games to try. Sing into the Mic Use a…

drumming

Tap into the Magic of Drumming, Part 1

There’s something magical about kids and drums. “My students are drawn to them like magnets,” says Susan Keeble. Group drumming from West Africa can address diverse student needs regardless of…

standards

Making a Case for Chorus

Making a Case for Chorus “Of the educators who said that their school has no choir program today, 31% said their school used to have such a program.”– from Making the Case…

middle school

Cross Disciplines with Folk Songs, Part 1

Folk songs have lots of advantages for music classroom use. They connect music to history and culture, they’re popular with children, they exist in most cultures, and they’re often in…