Sunday, January 27, 2019

MTCT #32 Teaching Dynamics and Tempo

In this episode, Carrie and Tanya discuss their favorite resources and strategies to teach dynamics and tempo.

Dynamics


Songs:
Grizzly Bear
Going on a Bear Hunt
Lullabies - video of kids from Zimbabwe rocking their shoes
Lucy Locket
Blacksnake
Hey Betty Martin (find source for B section)













Tempo

Songs and Chants:
Engine Engine #9
She’ll Be Comin’ Round the Mountain
Page’s Train
Jim Along Josie
Cobbler Cobbler
There’s a Cobbler Down the Street
Sarasponda
Old Joe Clark


Resources:


Listening Lessons:

Sweet Honey in the Rock - Little Red Caboose

Sunday, November 25, 2018

MTCT #28: Movement and Dance in the Music Room

Music Teacher Coffee Talk #28: Movement and Dance in the Music Room

Tanya and Carrie discuss creative movement and organized dances in the music room.
You can listen to the podcast here.

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Celesta Demonstration

Henry Cowell's The Banshee

Beat Activities

Billy Joel's Root Beer Rag

Sleigh Ride CORRECTION! I (Tanya) mentioned at first that I adapted my movement for Sleigh Ride from Brent Gault but it actually came from the wonderful Jo Kirk! (

Sleigh Ride performance by the United States Marine Chamber Orchestra on Late Night with Dave Letterman


Movement for March from The Nutcracker

Tanya's Nutcracker Play Along Bundle

Dolly Parton's Jingle Bells


Troika Dance



Simple Square Dance






Ariel view of Sashay the Donut



Jingle Bell Dance from Music a la Abbott

Resources

Sanna Longden materials
(Jingle Bell dance can be found in Sanna's 1 1/2)

New England Dance Masters (Peter and May Alice Amidon)

Rhythmically Moving

Step Lively from Marion Rose (NOT Marion Lively, I mis-spoke on the podcast!)

Shenanigans' Dance Music For Children Level 1 

Listen Up! by Brent Gault

Coda (recommendations)
She and Him 


Harry Belafonte and the Muppets Banana Boat Song


Musication Banana Boat Song Play Along






Tuesday, October 23, 2018

MTCT #26: 5 Favorite iPad Apps for the MUsic Room

Carrie talks about her favorite iPad apps and how she uses them in the music room.
You can listen to the podcast here.


Here are links to the apps mentioned:

Blob Chorus Ear Training:

Seesaw:

Class Dojo:

Idoceo:

Splashtop Personal:


Coda Section
The Horror of Dolores Roach