Here’s the place for lesson plans, singing games, folk dances, instrument ideas, and inspiration for everything else.
In college my professors told me that the best teachers are the people who beg, borrow, and steal. Great educators look for new ideas, work hard to adapt concepts for their situation, and are continually talking with other teachers about what they can do to improve their practice. I hope that something on this page helps inspire or encourage you in your teaching!
Whenever I walk into a music classroom I look for things that I can use and adapt. I talk with the teacher to see how they made their visuals or how they use their manipulatives. I ask if I can have a copy of what they’ve done and start thinking about how I can utilize their idea for use in my context. It’s so rare that music teachers get to spend time with other music teachers and borrow ideas.
Dream Big! Take Chances! Make Moments Matter!
I think that every teacher has heard of “using centers” in the classroom and has probably been asked by an administrator, “How do