Practicing & Playlists

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Night Storm – Halloween Version

My 7-year-old student and her Dad showed up today with these lyrics they wrote for Night Storm with plenty of copies for all, so all day my groups sang it. A little late for Halloween week but if you have students tomorrow have some fun…

Halloween Songs and Sounds

I personally have experienced the power of a casual question, like “Did you write any music this week?” Last week one of my students casually asked me, “Are we going to have any songs for Halloween?” When I started looking for songs, I didn’t come…

Halloween Piano Fun

I just wanted to share how much fun my students are having with the classic “In the Hall of the Mountain King” song. I had forgotten how much repetition it involves until I found it in my Halloween music folder and could instantly see the…

Tic Tac Toe Games

I thought I’d share the effectiveness of a game that someone mentioned on here awhile ago. I think I adapted it a bit, but not sure about the original post or what the suggestion was.  I play tic-tac- toe with my students to do review.…

Games in the Classroom

I enjoy reading the ECL mails, but don’t chime in very often. I thought I’d share one of my games: I get “Crazy 8” card games to work on intervals. The students have tokens at each end of the keyboard. When they draw a card…

Date, Lessons & Number Fields on Playlist

This is such a simple question, I’m actually embarrassed that it’s not occurred to me until now. There are three fields at the bottom of the Playlist pages: – Date – Lesson No. – No. of Songs. Since there is already a “Month” and “Year”…

New Playlist & Notes Book Reviews

Well, not only are the new Playlist and Notes books very useful, but Jy and Sheri’s TTM is fantastic. I love your wisdom and playfulness in presenting the material and we teachers get much more out of the tutorial than just learning how to use…

Dice for Playlist Review

I just started using these dice and dodecahedra recently for playlist review. Students love it soooo much, and it even works for online lessons! It is also helping rekindle enthusiasm in these summer months. Update – today I even did it with one of my…