Everything is new again –at least for some of us. New teacher? New students? New classroom? New teaching assignment? New subject? And, of course, there’s the much anticipated, perhaps dreaded, reshuffling of students and teachers over the next few weeks, that
After a January with Omicron, blizzards and too many grey days, that just seemed to crawl by, February will be a treat. Even with snow storms, its a short month and speeds by as we all anticipate Spring’s arrival. Musical themes built in to the month
The official launch of learning the full solfa scale is in Grade 3. Many children will be familiar with it from the song “Do/doe a deer”. Since that song is copyrighted, different versions of an old folksong are offered here as a way to both practice
Brrrrrr ….. It’s only taken 2 years of Covid to get me back to writing. My apologies to anyone who has kept looking for the rest of the Grade 3 CanDo materials. January lessons are up! I’ll attempt to keep time with the months this year.
Things about beat may be taught: like tempo, time signatures, musical math and notes/bar. However, the most important aspect of beat is better caught than taught. That aspect encompasses the essence of what beat is, feeling the beat, keeping the beat, finding