Tag: music

ukuleles {i’m CRAZY}

Yes. I am that crazy teacher down the hall who is teaching her second graders how to play the ukulele. I’m really sorry about the noise… It’s just that we have to practice EVERYDAY… Back 100 years ago {almost} I learned how to play the ukulele in second grade. I

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teaching to a tune

Using music in the classroom is such a powerful teaching tool. Before I share some of your fantastic ideas, I wanted to share my greatest musical resource. Have you ever tried Heidi Songs with your students? It comes in a DVD and CD form. I own the DVD and love

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how do you teach with music?

Anyone who knows me, knows that I cannot carry a tune (for the life of me).  I am not a singer. However, I sing all the time in my classroom (those poor cuties).  I can’t help it, because singing/music is such a powerful teaching tool. I am looking to do

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commutative property?

Growing up, I knew that 5+4=9 and 4+5=9, but I didn’t know it was commutative property. I didn’t learn that stuff until college (I wasn’t a great listener in grade school). But my students are required to know what commutative property is and define it… When it comes to teaching

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POW! A Zeno Sight Word Game

This FREE activity takes regular, boring flashcards and turns them into a fun, competitive game. Your students won’t even realize they are learning!