David Row at Make Moments Matter
#014: The Grizzly Bear Song and Chase Game
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:...
#013: Tideo a.k.a. Pass One Window
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
#012: Back to School Name Games
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
#011: Alabama Gal
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...
#010: The Instrument Bunny
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...
#009 John the Rabbit
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:...
#008: I Caught A Leprechaun
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
#006: I've Been to Harlem
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...
#005: On Top of Old Smokey
I share some lesson ideas to teach the famous folk song "On Top of Old Smokey." It's great for Valentine's Day (as it's a love song) or any time of year. You'll also hear me talk about the parody song "On Top of Spaghetti" and I'll share my favorite tip to save your sanity when teaching choreography for your grade-level concerts! Resources mentioned in the podcast: R&L Posters: http://bit.ly/2kNbfh5 Old Smokey FFS Set: http://bit.ly/2l9iWPG My Facebook Page: http://bit.ly/2kliYEv
#004: Skip to My Lou
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
#003: Old Brass Wagon & Miss Liking
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