Book Review – “Listen & Celebrate” by Nate Holder and Helen MacGregor

Nate and Helen's new book cover If you are looking to decolonize your music room or provide a richer musical experience for your learners, “Listen & Celebrate: Activities to Enrich and Diversify Primary Music” by Nathan Holder and Helen MacGregor is a must-have. The days where learners study the “great classical composers” as the default … Continue reading Book Review – “Listen & Celebrate” by Nate Holder and Helen MacGregor

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Figurative Language Through Song for Language Arts and Music Teachers (Pt. 3)

This is the third blog post in the series of posts on a song writing unit I delivered to a Grade 9 English Language Arts Class. It is also more than appropriate for a music class of any type. Please check out Part 1 and Part 2. 8. Looking at the Make-up of a Song … Continue reading Figurative Language Through Song for Language Arts and Music Teachers (Pt. 3)

Figurative Language Through Song for Language Arts and Music Teachers (pt. 2)

This blog post is the second in a series of posts on a song writing unit I delivered for Grade 9 English Language Arts. It is also very appropriate for a music class of any type. Please check out Part 1. 4. Quizizz As mentioned, Quizizz is an online platform with educational trivia games designed … Continue reading Figurative Language Through Song for Language Arts and Music Teachers (pt. 2)