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Metro Gnomes

I am so excited to announce the newest addition to our storybook collection, the Metro Gnomes.  These mythical creatures live underground in a world very similar to ours, but on a much smaller scale.  They travel at the Metro station at speeds that match their abilities.  The one they call “Gramps” is named Largo Loop, […]

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Holiday Songs by Emilie Poulsson

To​day I’d like to introduce you to one of my favorite song books by Emilie Poulsson.  It’s called​ “Holiday Songs and Every Day Songs and Games”. And one of the best parts about it is, it was published in 1911, making it Public Domain.  Freely available to use for all your classroom needs! Today I’d like […]

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Music Fun, Variety, and Appreciation

by S. Frank Stringham An Intro to S. Hi there…my name is S. Frank Stringham and I am the newest member of the Teaching Children Music team. Just a short resume’…I have been a professional musician since I was 17, I am an entertainer, an author, a composer, and a song-writer (maybe in a later […]

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7 Online Music Lessons Vs In-Person Lessons

​Which Method is Better?Today guest blogger Donna Maurer from Music to your Home gives us some points to consider when deciding whether to have in-person or online music lessons.Technology has opened up so many doors for people who want to learn new things, right from the comfort of home. Nowadays, you can attend public school […]

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Supersized Rhythm games!

Increase gametime appeal by making supersized rhythm manipulatives.​There’s something about changing the size of every-day items that enchant our minds and give us a sense of awe.  A miniature anything well done makes us say, “Wow, that’s so cute!”  Conversely, when a small thing is made large, it’s almost as though we have been magically […]

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The role of music in education

I wanted to share this talk because it highlights one of the most important aspects of education- the art of listening.  As more and more research has revealed the incredible learning that happens before we are even born, we recognize that listening is their primary means of learning.  When they enter the world, they listen […]

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