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#038: Fingerplays - Open Shut Them

9/19/2018
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Open Shut Them is a classic fingerplay song for Kindergarten and 1st grade. It gives you a chance to talk about behavior and staying in control of your hands all while you teach a really catchy song. Fingerplays are short poems or rhymes that require the singer to use their hands and fingers to help act out the story. In the next few episodes I’ll be sharing some of my favorite fingerplays along with the process that I use to teach them! Resources mentioned in the podcast: Musical Mondays...

Duration:00:26:56

#037: Fingerplays - Little Bunny Foo Foo

9/3/2018
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Little Bunny Foo Foo is one of my favorite fingerplays for Kindergarten and 1st grade because it gives you a chance to talk about behavior while you teach a really fun song. Fingerplays are short poems or rhymes that require the singer to use their hands and fingers to help act out the story. In the next few episodes I’ll be sharing some of my favorite fingerplays along with the process that I use to teach them! Resources mentioned in the podcast: Musical Mondays LIVE Videos:...

Duration:00:37:54

#036: Back to School in the Music Room with guest Aileen Miracle

8/18/2018
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Back to school songs, games, tips, tricks, and more with special guest Aileen Miracle. Hear some fabulous new ideas and real talk about what it’s like to prepare to go back to school (the fun stuff and the stressful stuff too!). Resources mentioned in the podcast: Musical Mondays: http://bit.ly/MusicalMondays Aileen’s Name Games Blog Post: http://bit.ly/2wgqaVi David’s Name Game Podcast: http://apple.co/2un9wBq Aileen’s Ice Breaker Dice Freebie: http://bit.ly/2vU8kbd Classroom Management...

Duration:00:44:53

#035: Back to School in the Music Room with guest Tracy King

8/4/2018
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Back to school songs, games, tips, tricks, and more with special guest Tracy King. Hear some fabulous new ideas and real talk about what it’s like to prepare to go back to school (the fun stuff and the stressful stuff too!). Resources mentioned in the podcast: TGIF Giveaway 8/3-8/5: http://bit.ly/TGIFGiveaway Tracy’s Steady Beat Swords Blog Post: http://bit.ly/2KwYTmU Tracy’s Newspaper Dance Blog Post: http://bit.ly/2Kucnj8 Tracy’s Pinterest Page: http://bit.ly/2OcpojG David’s Pinterest:...

Duration:00:51:09

#034: Back to School in the Music Room

7/28/2018
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Back to school songs, games, tips, tricks, and more. Hear some fabulous new ideas and real talk about what it’s like to prepare to go back to school (the fun stuff and the stressful stuff too!). Resources mentioned in the podcast: TGIF Giveaway: http://bit.ly/TGIFGiveaway Setting Goals Blog Post: http://bit.ly/2ydP6AW David’s Facebook Page: bit.ly/2kliYEv David’s Instagram: http://bit.ly/2lLe6Wy David’s Pinterest: http://bit.ly/2mzBkzH

Duration:00:39:55

#033: Sweetly Sings the Donkey

5/20/2018
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Sweetly Sings the Donkey is one of my all-time favorite folk songs. Tune in to get lesson ideas about this fun folk song from the barnyard and hear about how I use it to connect with Westward Expansion, farm chores, and rounds/canons. I’ll also be talking about one of my favorite emergency backup YouTube channels from the band Ok Go! Don’t forget to let me know the topics/songs/ideas you’d like to hear about in future podcast episodes. You can email me at MakeMomentsMatter@gmail.com, leave...

Duration:00:26:30

#032: Getting Started with Orff Schulwerk with guest Lisa Hewitt

4/29/2018
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In this episode I’m talking with Lisa Hewitt, current Vice President of the American Orff Schulwerk Association. Our conversation is all about the world of Orff Schulwerk: what it is, what it isn’t, pedagogy, teaching ideas, what you can expect should you decide to do Orff levels training, why you should visit a local Orff chapter, ideas about starting an all-state Orff ensemble, and more. Resources mentioned in the podcast: Teaching With Orff Website: https://teachingwithorff.com/ AOSA...

Duration:00:47:54

#031: Orff Schulwerk & Kodály with guest Andrew Ellingsen

4/22/2018
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In this episode I’m talking with Andrew Ellingsen about Orff Schulwerk and Kodály-inspired teaching. We talk about the similarities, differences, application of each teaching approach, teacher education levels training, and a lot more. Resources mentioned in the podcast: Orff and Kodaly Adapted for the Elementary School: https://amzn.to/2F8ms2s Organization of American Kodály Educator Website: https://www.oake.org/ American Orff Schulwerk Association Website: http://AOSA.org

Duration:01:03:35

#030: Orff Schulwerk & Ukulele with guest Lorelei Batislaong

4/15/2018
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In this episode I’m talking with Lorelei Batislaong about Orff Schulwerk. In our conversation we talk primarily about how the ukulele can be introduced using the Orff approach and some tips, tricks, and lesson ideas for incorporating ukulele into your lessons. Resources mentioned in the podcast: AOSA Music Advocacy Resources: http://aosa.org/resources/advocacy/ Ukulele Underground: http://bit.ly/2vfXf6u Amazing Slow Downer App: http://bit.ly/2qzT7Je Ukulele Companion App:...

Duration:00:59:10

#029: Orff Schulwerk & Movement with guest Laura Bercaw Petersen

4/8/2018
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In this episode I’m talking with Laura Bercaw Petersen about Orff Schulwerk. In our conversation we talk primarily about how movement and dance function as a part of the Orff approach and ways that you can incorporate movement into your lessons. Resources mentioned in the podcast: General Orff Schulwerk Books -- The Schulwerk (Orff): https://amzn.to/2GG2PEJ Elementaria (Keetman): https://amzn.to/2IBW4QE Discovering Orff (Frazee): https://amzn.to/2GL3alt Exploring Orff (Steen):...

Duration:00:38:02

#028: Getting Started in Orff Schulwerk with guest Karen Petty

4/3/2018
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In this episode I’m talking with Karen Petty about the world of Orff Schulwerk. We talk about how to get kids started on the instruments, mallet exploration, recorder tidbits, some movement ideas, teacher education levels, and a lot more. Resources mentioned in the podcast: Teacher Education “Levels” Courses Directory: http://bit.ly/2uIRJJk Three to Get Ready for Recorder: http://bit.ly/2Jg4FcZ Hot Jams: https://amzn.to/2GRY7Ty Recorder Routes: https://amzn.to/2pEcHnL Recorder Revolutions:...

Duration:00:38:06

#027: Orff Schulwerk & Pitched Percussion with guest Josh Southard

3/31/2018
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In this episode I’m talking with Josh Southard about the world of Orff Schulwerk and the instruments often used in Orff classrooms. We talk about how to get kids started on the instruments, pitched percussion exploration, instrument tips and tricks, how many/what kind of instruments to purchase, some instrument care ideas, and lots more! Resources mentioned in the podcast: Teaching With Orff: http://bit.ly/2pVegxK Instrument Repair Hospital with Lissa Ray: http://bit.ly/2uzSNPX Smoky Row...

Duration:00:50:24

#026: Orff Schulwerk & Recorder with guest Natasha Thurmon

3/25/2018
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In this episode I get a chance to discuss everything recorder with my friend Natasha Thurmon. In this conversation we talk primarily about ways to approach teaching the recorder, some common practices, resources to consider, and more! Resources mentioned in this podcast: Music For Children CD Recordings (English): https://amzn.to/2pDMzJD Musica Poetica CD Recordings (German): http://bit.ly/2DSllU0 Recorder Resources -- Recorder Routes (Carol King): https://amzn.to/2pEcHnL Recorder...

Duration:00:44:29

#025: Orff Schulwerk & Movement with guest Beth Melin Nelson

3/18/2018
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In this episode I’m talking with Beth Melin Nelson about Orff Schulwerk. In our conversation we talk primarily about how movement and dance function as a part of the Orff approach and ways that you can incorporate movement into your lessons. Resources mentioned in the podcast: American Orff Schulwerk Association Website: www.AOSA.org David’s Twitter: @MakeMomentsMatt AOSA Twitter: @AOSA1968 Popular hashtags to follow #OrffSchulwerk #Orff #OrffPosse #elmusiced #musiced #musiceducation

Duration:00:52:37

#024: Exploring Orff Schulwerk with guest Jennifer Donovan

3/13/2018
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In this episode I’m talking with Jennifer Donovan about the world of Orff Schulwerk. Our conversation centers around what it means to be an Orff teacher, ways to include pitched and nonpitched instruments into lessons, tips for teaching recorder, ideas about teaching on a cart, and lots more. Resources mentioned in the podcast: Windsongs Series Recorder Books: http://bit.ly/2FRbNO8 Chris Judah-Lauder Recorder Games: http://bit.ly/2pg2Wvh Everyday Recorder: Recorder Everyday:...

Duration:00:57:01

#023: Exploring Orff Schulwerk with guest Tiffany English

3/5/2018
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In this episode I’m talking with Tiffany English, current president of the American Orff Schulwerk Association. Our conversation is all about the world of Orff Schulwerk: what it is, what it isn’t, pedagogy, teaching ideas, what you can expect should you decide to do Orff levels training, why you should visit a local Orff chapter, and more. Resources mentioned in this podcast: American Orff Schulwerk Association Website: AOSA.org Links to your local Orff Chapter: http://aosa.org/chapters/

Duration:00:46:27

#022: Los Pollitos Dicen

2/7/2018
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I’m sharing about one of the most famous Spanish-language folk songs: Los Pollitos Dicen. Tune in to get lesson ideas about this fun Chilean folk song, ways to include puppets in the lesson, vocabulary tips, and some ideas for movement/actions. I’ll also be talking about one of my favorite finger puppet tricks to save time and sanity! Resources mentioned in the podcast: Los Pollitos Dicen Kit: http://bit.ly/LosPollitosFFS Around the World #1 Bundle: http://bit.ly/2BeYjWe My Facebook Page:...

Duration:00:37:40

#021: Cockles & Mussels (aka Molly Malone)

1/22/2018
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Here’s another song that’s perfect for the weeks leading up to the Olympics: Cockles & Mussels (aka Molly Malone). Tune in to get lesson ideas about this Irish folk song, ways to include movement, and a fun connection with nonpitched percussion. I’ll also be talking about one of my favorite toys, the Pick Punch, and how to incorporate it into open house and parent teacher conference nights. Resources mentioned in the podcast: Cockles & Mussels Teacher Kit: http://bit.ly/CocklesMussels Around...

Duration:00:29:48

#020: Samba Lelê

1/15/2018
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It's almost time for the Olympics so why not share some ideas for teaching music from around the world! Tune in to hear lesson ideas for the Brazilian folk song Samba Lelê as well as some handy tips and tricks for getting the most out of Pinterest! Resources mentioned in the podcast: Helping Hands Music Teacher Matchup: http://bit.ly/2zbjTtY Samba Lele Kit: http://bit.ly/SambaLele Around the World #2: http://bit.ly/2EKqRcc Jennifer’s Blog about Vivaldi’s Winter: http://bit.ly/2Ddpkiu Paper...

Duration:00:29:03

#019 Jingle Bells and We Wish You a Merry Christmas

12/10/2017
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In this episode you’ll get TWO different lesson ideas to use during the holiday season. I talk about several different ways to teach Jingle Bells so that you can use the carol with all grades and some lesson ideas for We Wish You a Merry Christmas. I’ll also talk about how I take my students caroling through the school and make a surprise visit to the front office. Resources mentioned in the podcast: Jingle All the Way Blog Post: http://bit.ly/2BRahWt Jingle Bells FFS Kit:...

Duration:00:42:00