In the Middle With Mr. D.
Mr. D is known for his sight-singing techniques and his great work with middle schoolers! Great resource for all you folks who teach those tough grades!
A collaborative blog written by three phenomenal bloggers and music teachers. If you love the Kodaly method or just need a bit of general inspiration head over here and see what these super insightful teachers have to say!
Learn Me Music
A place to find ideas in use, downloads, some freebies, and examples of lessons to incorporate.
Lindsay’s Kodaly Inspired Classroom
This is an awesome blog. Check out her Monday Music Manipulatives. Lots of great ideas. Also check our her TPT account– it is freaking fantastic! So many resources!
Making Music Memories
Lots of resources! I’ve you’re a click, print, use type of person you need to check this out.
Make Music Rock
Lots of activities, some songs, and other thoughts. A great place to get ideas for DIY learning activities.
A great site with amazing definitions and written out ideas for STUDENT TEACHERS or NEW TEACHERS.
A fun way to teach solfege. Make it a story, give it a context, make it more real for students. Cool ideas!
Lots of explanation for lessons and ideas. Lots of sharing. Tons of posts going back a couple years. This is a great resource. Check the drop down box for categories.
Ms. Elisa’s Music Blog
A great place to find information about Orff songs, recorders, iPad stuff, programs. Nice videos to accompany content.
Ms. Mangusso’s Music Classroom
Some fun ideas and downloads here. There’s a lot of info posted about what she does and how. Check out her resoureces links for curriculum.
A really cool site with games and downloads. Lots of centers stuff and ideas.
Mrs. Hagood’s Music Blog
This is a delightful resource with great explanations and pictures. She walks you through her thinking and has such amazing examples to follow. Note to self, go and pin a lot here!
Mrs. King’s Music Blog
General music website with lots of ideas and resources. Mrs. King is the self-proclaimed “Bulletin Board Lady” and she has awesome ideas!
Mrs. Stahl’s Music Blog
A fun little page that tells you about her classroom and some of the activites that she does. Check out her Mustache Bulletin Board. I’m stealing that idea!
My Musical Menagerie
I love this blog because it gives you some Kodaly and some Orff… and a lot of ideas that fit both! Great resources.
Notable Music Studio
Some great stuff here (her stuff for Music Camp is especially interesting). Interesting downloads if you’re looking to buy.
Here’s a new blog with more ideas for the elementary music teacher AND mom. Ideas for home and school!
Quaver Music Blog
This is a fun resource to browse through. I’ve heard that there are good printables (but I haven’t found them yet). Check out the info about iPads and technology integration. Also great for grant writing!!
Rhythm and Glues
I keep coming back to this website again and again!! Some really fantastic ideas. So much to get from this site!
Sew Much Music
Jena shares some really fantastic ideas here and teaching tips. Also, I love the cute blog design!
Sing A New Song
A great place for ideas, downloads (lots of these), songs, thoughts, and a lot more.
A cool blog with ideas about how to incorporate songs and thoughts about her own lessons. She talks about what went well, what didn’t, and how to adapt the ideas for your room. Downloads too!
Stars and Catz – Music Teacher Network
Here is a network of music teachers with a free matching service for private lessons. Theres also a suite of online music tools and resources that is absolutely free!