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Teaching Active Listening with Art Music

Teaching Active Listening with Art Music

Art music is a fantastic genre for teaching the elements of music. I’ve written about how you can teach tempo using music from Florence Price, Johannes Brahms, and Alton Adams. You can read that post HERE. I’ve also written about how to use Astor...
Teaching Tempo with Art Music

Teaching Tempo with Art Music

It can seem overwhelming to incorporate western art music into the elementary music classroom. The attention span of students is equal to that of a goldfish or me when I’m attempting to do math. The 27-minute symphony that makes you break down into happy tears...
Holst’s Jupiter

Holst’s Jupiter

During my first ever trip to Dragon Con, I had the pleasure of attending a panel titled Women of NASA: We Do It All! The following description of the event grabbed my attention, “…It’s not just STEM that gets you a job–STEAM is just as...