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…
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
For anyone looking for practical advice or a peek at what good practice in EYFS should look like, there are some interesting thoughts and ideas here. Thanks to Jane Parker and Teachwire. http://www.teachwire.net/news/ill-hum-it-you-play-it-music-education-in-early-years
If you don’t know about Super Simple Learning… then you should! These songs are great and kids love them. Also check out their lessons series – very informative and extremely useful particularly if you are new to EYFS teaching…. https://www.facebook.com/SuperSimpleLearning/?utm_source=Resource+Center&utm_campaign=6d0492fd0f-Lesson_1_Introduction&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d1f71a12f3-6d0492fd0f-300719649
Too many schools and educators are still treating music as background noise, says the executive director of a US music charity. Many don’t realise that even in the smallest doses, the impact of music is vast. via Stop treating music in schools as background noise — Music Education Works!
Good listening ideas…. https://macbirmingham.co.uk/project/practical-suggestions-for-early-years-settings For more free resources and ideas, why not join the Primary Music Group? https://www.facebook.com/groups/878383495621757/
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…
Get your students listening, thinking and talking about music with this focus sheet to guide them. Hope it’s helpful! MusEducation TPS What can I hear_ For more resources see the Primary Music Education group…. https://www.facebook.com/groups/878383495621757/
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!
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
This is an excellent resource! EYFS planning and resources for the beginner or experiences teacher. Plenty of ideas! resource_pack_EYFS_Music_LTP
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