Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1 Your Teaching Story

    • 1. Intro and Teaching Story

    • 2. Successful Musical Learning

    • 3. Course Overview

    • 4. What are your Teaching Priorities?

    • 5. What about your Students' Priorities?

    • 6. Track your Teaching Time

  • 2

    Module 2 Small Moments

    • 1. Intro: Finding Small Moments

    • 2. It's as Easy as ABC!

    • 3. SCOPE Process - From Body to Instrument

    • 4. Contrasting Section

    • 5. Omitted Part of Song?

    • 6. Rearrange "A" Section

    • 7. Q and A Improvisations

    • HOW TO make rhythm cards for google slides / online learning

  • 3

    Module 3 Melodies

    • Introduction: Creating Melodies

    • Lesson 1: Poems

    • Lesson 2: Sayings

    • Lesson 2: Sayings - Using a Pitch Chart

    • Lesson 3: Playing Melodic Pitch Ball - Download the file here

    • Lesson 3: Playing Melodic Pitch Ball

    • Assignment

  • 4

    Chapter 4 Hooks

    • Introduction: Hooks

    • Lesson 1: Art as a Hook

    • Lesson 1: Art Assignment

    • Lesson 2: Children's Literature - INTRO

    • Lesson 3: Children's Literature - Free Explorations

    • Lesson 3: Free Explorations - Word of Advice

    • Lesson 4: Repeating Refrain

    • Lesson 5: Select Words or Phrases

    • Lesson 5: Select Words or Phrases Example 2

    • Module 4: Assignments

  • 5

    Chapter 5 Special Days

    • Introduction: Special Days and Holidays

    • Lesson 1: Choosing Holidays

    • Lesson 2: Four Go-To Strategies

    • Lesson 3: Strategy 1 - Find Four

    • Lesson 4: Strategy 2 - Magical Manipulatives

    • Lesson 5: Strategy 3 - Poem, Saying or Quote

    • Lesson 6: Strategy 4 - Think Outside the Box

    • Lesson 7: Assignment

  • 6

    Chapter 6 From Unison to Ensemble

    • Introduction - Why Chamber Music?

    • Lesson 1: Chamber Music in the BOM!

    • Lesson 2: Rotate Roles

    • Lesson 3: Assignment