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David Row at Make Moments Matter

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Episodes

#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: 00:41:59


#018 Nutcracker March and O Tannenbaum

12/4/2017
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In this episode you’ll get TWO different lesson ideas to use during the holiday season. I talk about my movement lesson for primary students based around the “March” from the Nutcracker and then I share about how I teach the favorite carol “O Tannenbaum” and the movement ideas I’ve included with the song. As an added treat you get to hear me fail to pronounce both “Tchaikovsky” and also several German words and phrases. Resources mentioned in the podcast: O Tannenbaum Teacher Kit:...

Duration: 00:42:06


#017: Over the River and Through the Woods

11/26/2017
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This episode includes five different ideas to use with the folk song “Over the River and Through the Woods” including some movement ideas, rewriting the lyrics, nonpitched percussion, and more. I’ll also talk a little bit about how you can add a giving opportunity to your concerts to help connect your audience with your school community! Resources mentioned in the podcast: Over the River Teaching Kit: http://bit.ly/2zqKxj2 Over the River Blog Post: http://bit.ly/2Bp25gH General...

Duration: 00:29:05


#016: Five Fat Turkeys

11/5/2017
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This episode includes a variety of ideas to use with the folk song “Five Fat Turkeys” including some new and hilarious extension ideas for dancing kiddos and falling turkeys. I’ll also talk a little bit about your chance to connect with another music educator through the “Music Teacher Matchup” I’m hosting on my blog. Resources mentioned in the podcast: Helping Hands Music Teacher Matchup: http://bit.ly/2zbjTtY Blog Posts about Fall Songs: http://bit.ly/2zgNcwB Fall Song Resources:...

Duration: 00:20:43


#015: Interview with author Eric Litwin

10/4/2017
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I’m so excited to welcome Eric Litwin, the author of the original four Pete the Cat books, to the podcast to discuss his newest book Groovy Joe Dance Party Countdown. We chat about Eric’s experience as a teacher, what inspired him to write, and everything that’s included in his new book. Eric even takes us through how he would teach the book with kids and some tips for how to integrate Groovy Joe into your classroom. Listen to the end to hear about how you can win Eric Litwin’s newest book...

Duration: 00:45:27


#014: The Grizzly Bear Song and Chase Game

9/14/2017
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Watch out for BEARS! I'm singing my favorite bear song: "Grizzly Bear, oh Grizzly Bear, sleeping in a cave" and talking about the different games you can use with it. I also give a few tips and ideas about how to set up a music teacher web page/blog and what items you might want to include. Resources mentioned in the podcast: Teacher Website Blog Post: http://bit.ly/2h5tI91 Blog Post about teaching the four voices with puppets: http://bit.ly/2h5plr3 Forest Animal Vocal Explorations:...

Duration: 00:23:46


#013: Tideo a.k.a. Pass One Window

8/27/2017
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Resources mentioned in the podcast: Mailing List: http://eepurl.com/bMm9bD Instrument Families for Classroom Management: http://bit.ly/2gfUtau Folk Song Set for Tideo: http://bit.ly/2wgq5AN Rob Amchin’s Video for Tideo: http://bit.ly/2iALcKV Anthony Meehl’s video for Tideo: http://bit.ly/2w9R2I1 My Facebook Page: bit.ly/2kliYEv

Duration: 00:27:48


#012: Back to School Name Games

8/7/2017
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It’s Back to School season! This episode includes a variety of ideas to use during your first few weeks back including some “name games” and tips to help you get started and organized. Resources mentioned in the podcast: My website: http://bit.ly/DavidRowMMM My Instagram: http://bit.ly/2lLe6Wy My Facebook “Videos” Page: http://bit.ly/2pz95SM

Duration: 00:30:04


#011: Alabama Gal

5/1/2017
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This episode includes a variety of ideas to use with the folk song “Alabama Gal.” I’ll sing through the song, talk about how you might teach the folk dance, and give ideas for extension and “next step” activities. You won’t want to miss my teacher tips/rant about the “Magic of Mallets.” I hope to gives you some ideas about how to include more use of mallets for day-to-day use in your classroom. Resources mentioned in the podcast: Alabama Gal FREE Folk Song Set: http://bit.ly/2p2uCCs My...

Duration: 00:30:18


#010: The Instrument Bunny

4/9/2017
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This episode talks all about “The Instrument Bunny” and a ton of fun activities that can connect with this silly little rabbit! I’ll take you through my lesson and give some ideas for extensions activities. I’ll also share some great ideas to use with pool noodles (they’re on sale right now!) in the music classroom! Resources mentioned in the podcast: Pool Noodles ideas from Tracy King: http://bit.ly/2oPDizE My blog about the Instrument Bunny: http://bit.ly/2ofywrY My Easter/Bunny...

Duration: 00:24:16


#009 John the Rabbit

3/19/2017
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This episode includes a variety of ideas to use with the folk song “John the Rabbit.” I’ll sing through the song, talk through some variations and adaptations you could make, and give ideas for extension and “next step” activities. I’ll also share about a fun, easy, and FREE manipulative you can make when teaching young kiddos steady beat: “Magic Snowballs” Resources mentioned in the podcast: Snowball Steady Beat blog post: http://bit.ly/2nSoJH5 John the Rabbit Favorite Folk Song Kit:...

Duration: 00:28:09


#008: I Caught A Leprechaun

3/8/2017
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In this episode I share some lesson ideas to teach the silly song "I Caught a Leprechaun.” This is a great song for K-1 and provides an easy way to add finger cymbals! I’ll also share my favorite (and FREE) video to use when teaching piano and forte! Resources mentioned in the podcast: Videos for students page: http://bit.ly/2mkYSHW Bjork’s Video: http://bit.ly/1gvAOHG My blog post about the Leprechaun Song: http://bit.ly/2m15QQK

Duration: 00:23:18


#006: I've Been to Harlem

2/19/2017
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I share some lesson ideas to teach the folk song "I’ve Been to Harlem” aka “Turn the Glasses Over” I’ll sing through the song, give some background, share a couple dance options, and also talk about how to incorporate the “cup routine.” I’ll also share three of my favorite iPad apps to use in the classroom! Resources mentioned in the podcast: I’ve Been to Harlem FFS Set: bit.ly/2m2l35h My Facebook Page: bit.ly/2kliYEv Incredibox (web): bit.ly/KbzzUI Incredibox (app): apple.co/23InJVc...

Duration: 00:24:20


#004: Skip to My Lou

1/28/2017
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Skis to my Lou is a great folk song with a fun partner stealing game. It's fantastic to teach around Valentine's Day but can also work for any time of year! Here is the Favorite Folk Song Set that I talk about in the podcast: http://bit.ly/2jqKniW

Duration: 00:31:10


#003: Old Brass Wagon & Miss Liking

1/23/2017
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Two for one in this episode! Old Brass Wagon and Miss Liking are two similar folk songs with great opportunities for folk dance and student choice. If you'd like to learn more about Old Brass Wagon you might want to check out this resource: http://bit.ly/2jSMM9L

Duration: 00:32:44