From time to time as I am writing a melody on the board that I want my students to play or sing, they will notice that I am not looking at music, and that I am singing quietly to myself (though apparently loud enough for them to notice) as I write. They are fascinated by … Continue reading “How Do You Know What The Notes Are”?
For several years, I have wanted a piano lab in my general music classroom for my seventh and eighth grade students. Many of them want to play piano, and with just one acoustic instrument, I just don’t have the resources to teach many of them, and certainly not during a class with only one instrument. … Continue reading What Can You Do With A Free Piano Keyboard App?
As this school years winds down, it's time for me to reflect on my year, and to see what I accomplished. I think it's important to reflect on how I've done so that I can focus my goals on my own growth and improvement next year. To achieve excellence in anything, a person must be … Continue reading End of the Year Reflections