Discussion Tools

Some resources for getting students thinking and asking questions…  Simple but generally effective! I have used these for some time – the Q Chart is good to use at the start of a topic and you can then revisit some of the questions in a few weeks.  The Think Pair Share I use regularly to…

Easy Assessment for Learning ideas

Looking for some easy Assessment for Learning activities?  Here are a few I have found that work well not only for music lessons but for a variety of other subjects too!   afl-easy-ideas

Critical Thinking Skills

We all what our students to think, question and evaluate their work.  This Critical Thinking Skills sheet helps teachers to design questions that will guide students to a deeper understanding of the topic at hand. Useful for teachers of all subjects! MusEducation Critical Thinking Skills Sheet   For more free resources, why not join the…

How to read music – from Music Notes

Why not have a look at this great resource from Music Notes?  A good way to introduce your students to reading music and working independently! How to Read Sheet Music: Channel Your Inner Musician with These Simple Steps!

Folk Music – Keyboard task

Drunken Sailor Keyboard activity The following resource includes keyboard task sheets with assessment/progress checks, target setting sheets and success criteria.  Students can work independently and teachers can track their progress easily!  I hope it helps!   Folk Music Keyboard task and assessment sheets

EYFS Music Resource

This is an excellent resource!  EYFS planning and resources for the beginner or experiences teacher.  Plenty of ideas!   resource_pack_EYFS_Music_LTP

Nando’s Take-Away Homework

This is a great idea – you can let students choose their own task. You can customize it for your students easily…  Have fun! Nandos Takeaway Homework – PDF nandos-takeaway-homework -Word doc