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Make Moments Matter: A Music Education Podcast

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I love teaching music to kids! I am a certified Orff Schulwerk teacher and plan to share lessons about singing, playing instruments, recorder technique, creative movement, improvisation, guided listening, and other techniques that will help you teach music better! Find more information and ideas on my blog: www.MakeMomentsMatter.org

I love teaching music to kids! I am a certified Orff Schulwerk teacher and plan to share lessons about singing, playing instruments, recorder technique, creative movement, improvisation, guided listening, and other techniques that will help you teach music better! Find more information and ideas on my blog: www.MakeMomentsMatter.org

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United States

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I love teaching music to kids! I am a certified Orff Schulwerk teacher and plan to share lessons about singing, playing instruments, recorder technique, creative movement, improvisation, guided listening, and other techniques that will help you teach music better! Find more information and ideas on my blog: www.MakeMomentsMatter.org

Language:

English


Episodes

Focus on Film Music and Treble Clef Week 2 - Spring 2021

1/18/2021
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 1/18/21. This week I'll be sharing lesson plans for 5th Grade with a focus on featured musicians and instrument families. If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students. I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and then do a deep dive about one...

Duration:01:01:47

Focus on Fifth Grade and Instrument Families Week 1 - Spring 2021

1/11/2021
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 1/11/21. This week I'll be sharing lesson plans for 5th Grade with a focus on featured musicians and instrument families. If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students. I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and then do a deep dive about one...

Duration:01:00:18

Week 15 Musical Mondays PD - Focus on Christmas & December Lessons

11/23/2020
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 11/23/20. This week I'll be sharing bulletin boards, books, and lesson ideas for December and beyond! If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students. I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and then do a deep dive about one grade level and...

Duration:01:05:57

Week 14 Musical Mondays PD - Focus on Fourth Grade

11/16/2020
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 11/16/20. This week I'll be sharing several books with musician biographies and all my fourth grade lessons for the week. If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students. I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and then do a deep dive about one...

Duration:01:01:20

Week 13 Musical Mondays PD - Focus on Instrument Exploration

11/9/2020
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 11/9/20. This week I'll be sharing two new books and lesson ideas for introducing barred percussion instruments like xylophones, metallophones, and glockenspiels!! If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students. I give a recap of my K-5...

Duration:01:01:58

Week 12 Musical Mondays PD - Focus on Thanksgiving Lessons

11/2/2020
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 11/2/20. This week I'll be sharing some of my favorite books and lessons for Thanksgiving including rhythm games, festive songs, and the Thanksgiving Peacock! If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students. I give a recap of my K-5...

Duration:01:01:40

Week 11 Musical Mondays PD - Focus on Third Grade Lessons

10/26/2020
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 10/26/20. This week I'll be sharing some favorite new books and lesson ideas for third grade. If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students. I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and then do a deep dive about one grade level and share the...

Duration:01:03:36

Week 10 Musical Mondays PD - Focus on Kindergarten Lessons

10/19/2020
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 10/19/20. This week I'll be sharing some favorite new books and lesson ideas for kindergarten. If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students. I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and then do a deep dive about one grade level and share the...

Duration:01:02:48

Week 9 Musical Mondays PD - Focus on Substitute Teacher Lessons

10/12/2020
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 10/12/20. This week I'll be sharing some favorite books, tech tools, and lesson ideas for substitute teacher lessons during COVID-19. If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students. I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and then do a deep...

Duration:01:00:18

Week 8 Musical Mondays PD - Focus on Upper Grades and Lesson Adaptation

10/5/2020
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 10/5/20. This week I'll be sharing some favorite books, tech tools, and resources for teaching upper grades: third, fourth, and fifth grades. If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students. I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and then do a...

Duration:01:07:57

Week 7 Musical Mondays PD - Focus on First Grade and Latinx Heritage Month

9/28/2020
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 9/28/20. This week I'll be sharing some favorite books and how to use them for Latinx Heritage Month, time-saving tips for this new teaching life, all my 1st grade lessons for the week, and lots more! If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with...

Duration:01:02:18

Week 6 Musical Mondays PD - Focus on Second Grade and Latinx Heritage Month

9/22/2020
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 9/21/20. This week I'll be sharing some favorite books and how to use them for Latinx Heritage Month, time-saving tips for this new teaching life, all my 2nd grade lessons for the week, and lots more! If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with...

Duration:01:04:14

Week 5 Musical Mondays PD - Focus on Tech Tips for Digital Adaptation

9/15/2020
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 9/14/20. This week I will be sharing lots of tech tips and ideas about adapting lessons for the world of teaching during COVID-19. You'll see ideas about screen recording, using adaptive features to make demo videos for students, ideas about integrating into Nearpod/Google Slides, and more! If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I...

Duration:01:00:21

Week 4 Musical Mondays PD - Focus on Lesson Planning During COVID

9/8/2020
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 9/7/20. This week I will be sharing lots of lesson ideas, tech tutorials, and thoughts about how to structure lessons and teach during COVID 19! If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students. I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and then do...

Duration:01:00:52

Week 3 Musical Mondays PD - Focus on Adapting Lessons for COVID Times

9/1/2020
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 8/31/20. This week I’ll be sharing a few ideas on how to adapt and change your existing lessons for a COVID world with books, rhymes, and more! If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students. I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and then do...

Duration:00:59:13

Week 2 Musical Mondays PD - Focus on Composition and Movement Lessons

8/25/2020
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 8/24/20. This week I’ll be sharing lesson ideas about a hungry dog named Louie, movement adaptations, composer/musician themed books, and more! If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students. I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and then do...

Duration:01:01:00

Week 1 Musical Mondays PD - Focus on Back to School

8/18/2020
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 8/17/20. This week is all about A NEW year of learning and sharing ideas. Lots to explore and talk about. Lesson ideas, books, resources, and more! If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students. I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and then...

Duration:01:03:03

Musical Mondays Replay #15 - Digital Learning Lessons

4/14/2020
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 4/13/20. This week is all about Digital Learning and answering YOUR questions. Lots to share and talk about. Lesson ideas, resources, and a new freebie! If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students. I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and...

Duration:00:59:29

Musical Mondays Replay #14 - Digital Learning Lessons

4/7/2020
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 4/6/20. This week I'll share lots of ideas and examples of digital/distance learning lessons and talk through some ways to adapt what you’re already doing for distance learning. If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students. I give a...

Duration:01:00:45

Musical Mondays Replay #13 - Digital Learning Lessons

3/31/2020
This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 3/30/20. This week I'm talking digital music lessons, examples of different types of lessons, and guidance on the tech that you could purchase if you wanted to up your game. If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students. I give a recap...

Duration:01:00:40