Organized Chaos: Teacher Tuesday: world music- finding "authentic" music for the classroom. Links to FREE resources for world music, tips for quickly checking sources for authenticity, suggestions for teaching world music in the elementary music classroom.
Teacher Tuesday: Brazilian music in elementary music class
World Music | This is an in-depth research and oral presentation task that would suit students in grades 5-8. It requires students to choose a country and research the instruments and music of that country.
Considering the benefits of Math in a Music Educational Program http://stepanovreflection.podomatic.com/entry/2014-12-17T07_51_58-08_00 http://educationinjapan.wordpress.com/2011/02/04/considering-the-benefits-of-digital-music-grammar-in-a-music-educational-program/ Kids of new generation capable to perceive information faster, with cross-modal processing ,activating all senses at once : visual perception, audio analyzers, neuromotor functions. Stepanov Ukraine
Featured in the TpT Newsletter 2/15!Music Around the World Unit! Common Core Aligned!Include music and multicultural fun in your classroom! Great Activities for 3rd-8th Grade! Students will learn over 30 different musical instruments from Japan, France, India, Spain, Brazil, Africa, Russia, and Italy!
General Music Lesson Planning: The Tiered Approach That Changed My Life. Organized Chaos. Explains each step of her very thorough and thoughtful lesson planning system for general music. The great thing is you can set it and forget it- once it's set up, lesson planning is fast and easy each week! Includes scope and sequence, year-long long range plans for each grade, monthly lesson overviews, and weekly planning.