Awesome idea: Teacher is asking for devices so that his students can use them in his music classes, which typically involve students moving around the room, singing, playing instruments and creating music. Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/local/north/2013/11/14/Apps-in-the-music-classroom/stories/201311140081#ixzz2kj9qa7mZ
Within the halls of Lone Star Elementary stands a faux-brick door marked “Platform 9 3/4,” leading to Elizabeth Kelly’s third-grade classroom – a wizarding world of magic and learning. Read more at Jacksonville.com: http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2013-12-17/story/third-grade-teacher-uses-harry-potter-charm-students#ixzz2nk3LHkF6
This is a fun ear training sight to use on iPads and online! "In the field of music education, musical games and musical play have not only been researched heavily, they have influenced the curriculum and pedagogy of the American music classroom for over a century (Marsh, 2008)." Immediate feedback and varied levels of challenge make this a GREAT ear training source and who doesn't like Blobs!
Find out how this teacher for the homeless addresses the emotional and academic needs of her students. http://www.sctimes.com/article/20131125/NEWS01/311250068/St-Cloud-teacher-splits-time-among-4-schools-working-homeless-students
Unique student-teacher relationship evolves over 64 years
It's rare that a person can say they still keep in contact with his or her former teacher, especially one from elementary school. At the age of 92, Evelyn Furman, former third grade teacher and a winner of Muskegon County's Teacher Excellence Award, knows one of her former pupils can say that. Pat Owen and Furman have been friends for 64 years.