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Alison Cabello
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Drums Alive! How to Get Started!
Drums Alive (or any kind of drumming on a fitness ball) is becoming pretty popular in schools as either part of the music classroom, PE class, or even after school clubs.  I started an after school program two years ago with the intent to be a performance c...
Drums Alive! How to Get Started!
Drums Alive! How to Get Started!
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Oops! I Don't Have My Instrument! QR Codes + Google Forms
Last year I saw a teacher blog showing how she used QR codes and Google Forms to keep track of student late work.  I loved the idea of Google keeping records for me, but late work isn't something I worry about much in music class! But keeping track of stude...
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Drums Alive! DRUMTASTIC! Curriculum
If you haven't heard about Drums Alive yet, take a look at this fun video! I've seen similar videos to this, but this particular one got the attention of my principal, which in turn got me the funding to start a Drums Alive program at my school!  If you're ...
Drums Alive! DRUMTASTIC! Curriculum
Drums Alive! DRUMTASTIC! Curriculum
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Classroom Tour: Me and a Friend!
It's TIME!! It seems like forever ago that school ended and summer began!  I spend my summers as the technical coordinator of our little private school so most of my summer is at school playing around with computers and projectors and iPads, but it's finall...
Classroom Tour: Me and a Friend!
Classroom Tour: Me and a Friend!
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Montly Planning Strategy
I have tried so many different planning strategies over the years!  My naive 1st-year teacher self thought I would do all my plans on Thursdays for the following week and enjoy my weekends.  Then the school year slapped me in the face and I was playing catc...
Montly Planning Strategy
Montly Planning Strategy
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Xylophone Carrying Case DIY
I teach in a small Christian elementary school and for every performance, we travel to our Upper Campus about 5 miles away.  The more Orffy I've become, the more xylophones I've been travelling with and the more nervous I get transporting the bars!  My moth...
Xylophone Carrying Case DIY
Xylophone Carrying Case DIY
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Brown Bear, Brown Bear: Rhythms and Drums and iPads
I have seen so many melodic activities and variations to this classic children's book.  The simplicity of the repetition lends itself nicely to students singing the question: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, what do you see?  And teacher answering the question to mo...
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Start off Music with a Kahoot!
Kahoot is a super cool online game platform that can be used by anyone, for any purpose!  Teachers are using it for review games and such, but I've even used it at family dinners just for fun!  It is not an app, but an online game where players use their pe...
Start off Music with a Kahoot!
Start off Music with a Kahoot!
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Cleaning up those Glockenspiels!
A local church called me up a few months ago saying they had some old Orff instruments that they would like to donate to my program.  I was ecstatic!  I saw the instruments and politely smiled with a Thank You! They weren't kidding when they said they had s...
Cleaning up those Glockenspiels!
Cleaning up those Glockenspiels!
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What's on Your Wall Link Up!
I'm linking up with the INFAMOUS Mrs. King (aka the Bulletin Board Lady!) to show you what's on my wall!  I've been working super hard this week to make sure everyone else in my school is hooked up with all their technology, but I finally found some time fo...
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