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

    • 1. Introduction: Creating Melodies

    • 2. Poems

    • 3. Sayings

    • 4. Sayings - Using a Pitch Chart

    • 5. Playing Melodic Pitch Ball - Download the file here

    • 6. Playing Melodic Pitch Ball

    • 7. Assignment

  • 4

    Module 4: Hooks

    • 1. Introduction: Hooks

    • 2. ART as a Hook

    • 3. Art Assignment

    • 4. Children's Literature - INTRO

    • 5. Children's Literature - Free Explorations

    • 6. Free Explorations - Word of Advice

    • 7. Repeating Refrain

    • 8. Select Words or Phrases

    • 9. Select Words or Phrases Example 2

    • 10. Module 4 Assignments

  • 5

    Module 5: Special Days

    • 1. Introduction: Special Days and Holidays

    • 2. Choosing Holidays

    • 3. Four Go-To Strategies

    • 5. Strategy 1 - Find Four

    • 6. Strategy 2 - Magical Manipulatives

    • 7. Strategy 3 - Poem, Saying or Quote

    • 8. Strategy 4 - Think Outside the Box

    • 9. Module 5 Assignment

  • 6

    Module 6: From Unison to Ensemble

    • 1. Introduction - Why Chamber Music?

    • 2. Chamber Music in the BOM!

    • 3. Rotate Roles

    • 4. Module 6 Assignment