Scarves and Streamers – Music and Movement

Do you use scarves or streamers to teach and facilitate movement? They are a great prop to have in your toolkit and this blog post is going to share some ideas to get you inspired. The following list from this blog post explores learning objectives that can be achieved with scarves/streamers. Objectives Promotes cross-lateral movements […]

I Love Networking

Networking is an important tool for getting your work out into the greater world. And, CMN is one of the best tools available. When seeking my first job, my dad and mom kept saying, “It’s who you know.” At first I scoffed at that seemingly snooty comment, but have to admit, it’s held up time […]

February Fun on Teacher Feature Friday

I always feel like the months January and February are to the school year what Wednesday is to the school week, hump-day, mid-way through….and we all need some fun and laughter, some bright colors in the middle of the year that also falls right smack in the middle of the winter in most of the […]

“Let Me In” with Zak Morgan on Tuneful Tuesday

At the last CMN conference I met the GRAMMY nominated/singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Zak Morgan from Cincinnati Ohio. He not only shared songs with us, but also his PA system. Zak is a very imaginative lyricist with a great sense of humor and intelligent wordsmith. He is known for sophisticated lyrics and vocabulary builders that teachers love because […]

News Update – 20 Songs in 20 Days –

It is a lazy Saturday afternoon and I am at home playing music and writing songs with my son.  I’ve been inspired recently by a project that came across my Facebook feed. I met Steve Denyes in Philadelphia a few years ago at KindieCOMM – a gathering of performance artists making independent music for children. […]