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Music Education

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Music Education. Get inspired and try out new things.

Beethoven Body Percussion

Janice Höber-Filz and Richard Filz demonstrate an easy Body Percussion-accompaniment to Ludwig van Beethovens "German Dance" WoO 13, No.9. Body Percussion-Ar...

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Preschool Prodigies: Early Childhood Music Reimagined

Rob Young is raising funds for Preschool Prodigies: Early Childhood Music Reimagined on Kickstarter! Preschool Prodigies is pre-selling high quality Deskbells for 2017 AND developing an affordable and digital bell alternative!

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Intro to Classical Piano Styles - Infographic

How much do you know about classical piano music? Modern composers? Test your knowledge & learn about different piano playing styles in this infographic!

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The psychology of music | Memolition

The University of Florida put together this infographic below on the Psychology behind music. According to the graphic, music actually involves more parts of the brain than any other human function. It also increases language skills, creativity, and overall happiness (to name a few).

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Five Little Pumpkins for Boomwhackers

I finally finished working on my SMART Board pages for Five Little Pumpkins! The first page is just a simple page for singing the song. Tap on each "thought" bubble and a picture appears as a hint for what that pumpkin says. At the end of the song, tap a pumpkin and they "roll" out of sight! The next page is a simple solfege ladder that corresponds with the Boomwhacker colours. Students can do "sight-playing" exercises as the teacher points to the pumpkins. Modify into the Five Little Pumpkins song. It's a good demonstration of how the song goes up and down the scale. The next four pages are the Five Little Pumpkins song notated in boxes: 4 beats per measure, 4 measures per page. Younger students will have an easier time playing this version, as opposed to the notes on the music staff. Next is a page just like the previous set, but with empty boxes. Students can drag the pumpkins into the boxes to create their own Boomwhacker songs. If you want them to stick to pentatonic, just tell them which colours are "off limits", or you can delete them altogether! Next is the song notated (still with colour pumpkins) on the staff for older students. The colours help them out, but they will become more aware of how melodies move up and down on the music staff. The last page is an empty music staff where students can compose their own Boomwhacker pieces with the coloured pumpkins. To download this SMART Board file for free, click here! Hope you enjoy!

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4 ways to teach music with the Orff method - Jessica Peresta- The Domestic Musician

Teaching the Orff method is just one of the ways to teach music to kids. If you've been curious how to teach Orff, this blog post will give some good ideas.

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How Brain Reacts To Music {Infographic}

I don’t know about you, but I love listening to music every day. It helps me keep going longer and work better. Of course, music can affect us in other ways. It can change your mood, relax you, or encourage you to work harder. Wonder how music affects your brain? This infographic by Katie Marriner […]

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