Put out four chairs.  One student sits on a chair for Ta, two students sit on one chair for Ta Di, no students sit in the chair for a rest.  They can compose music.  Having no kid in the chair on a rest shows the beat is still there.

Put out four chairs. One student sits on a chair for Ta, two students sit on one chair for Ta Di, no students sit in the chair for a rest. They can compose music. Having no kid in the chair on a rest shows the beat is still there.

Link to Martin Luther King Jr - A Tribute in Music Class: A student from Brooklyn, NY used video clips of the speech and ran them through auto-tune. Auto-tune is a technology that alters voices to be more in-tune. It was originally designed for singers, but this students used it to create a song from a speech. WOW.

Martin Luther King Jr.-A Tribute in Music Class

Link to Martin Luther King Jr - A Tribute in Music Class: A student from Brooklyn, NY used video clips of the speech and ran them through auto-tune. Auto-tune is a technology that alters voices to be more in-tune. It was originally designed for singers, but this students used it to create a song from a speech. WOW.

Half Rest, Whole Rest Hat with story and lesson ideas This is how my music teacher taught it and I still remember it it!

Half Rest, Whole Rest Hat with story and lesson ideas This is how my music teacher taught it and I still remember it it!

Jazzy ABC - Music Education For Kids by @The Melody Book NYC - a simple and fun to use app for teaching letters and names of various music instruments.  Original Appysmarts score: 80/100

Jazzy ABC - Music Education For Kids by @The Melody Book NYC - a simple and fun to use app for teaching letters and names of various music instruments. Original Appysmarts score: 80/100

Great website for those of us aspiring to follow the Kodaly method of music education!  I love her list of sing-along storybooks!

Great website for those of us aspiring to follow the Kodaly method of music education! I love her list of sing-along storybooks!

Autumn Songs by Rob Amchin - Beautiful songs and instrumental pieces about Autumn from around the world. Orff process lesson plans and teaching suggestions are included for each song. A perfect resource for every elementary music teacher!

Music symbol matching game: flower is the symbol, stem is the name, leaf is the definition!

Music symbol matching game: flower is the symbol, stem is the name, leaf is the definition!

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