Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott

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By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
I’m so excited to present to you this very first “Kodály Game Set!!” This is a winter set that will span ten weeks, bringing you two games each week. Some of these games will be sets for melodic and rhythmic practice and some with games for the
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Games
$20.00
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By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
I’m so excited to present to you this bundles of songs and activities for teaching kindergarten through 5thgrade concepts!! This set will include many resources that will help with the preparation, presentation and practice of rhythmic, melodic and
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
$420.00
$210.00
1 rating
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By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
This bundled set is a compilation of all the Bursting Christmas Day sets past, present and yet to come! This set does NOT guarantee that there will be a new bundled set every year but that every year this IS a bundled set it will be added to it!
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Games
$87.00 $43.50
$34.80
3 ratings
4.0
Bundle
By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
I’m so excited to present to you this BURSTING bundle of ALL NEW games that can be used at any time of year. The presale price will be the cheapest, starting at $12. The price will go up on December 20th to $15 and will change to $25 on Christmas
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Other (Music)
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Games
$25.00 $20.00
$16.00
21 ratings
4.0
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By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
It’s a Jolly Holiday in Music! This set will serve up everything you need to decorate your room and make it engaging and educational for your students. You won’t even need a spoon full of sugar!This fun set will motivate your students to sing and
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$25.00
$20.00
31 ratings
4.0
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By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
I’m so excited to present to you this growing set of songs, activities and more for teaching kindergarten grade concepts!! This set will include resources that will help with the preparation, presentation and practice of the following
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Minilessons
$70.00 $40.00
$32.00
70 ratings
4.0
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By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
I am SO excited to introduce to you Rhythm Wars Improvisation Edition!!! Rhythm Wars is an AWESOME, engaging way to practice rhythm reading and improvisation. There will be multiple version ranging from improvising one beat of rhythm to 4 beats
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Games
$50.00 $25.00
$20.00
13 ratings
4.0
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By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
I am SO excited to introduce to you Rhythm Wars 8 beat Edition!!! Rhythm Wars is an AWESOME, engaging way to practice rhythm reading and now you can work with your students on reading longer beat patterns The presale price is the cheapest, at
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Games
$50.00 $25.00
$20.00
30 ratings
4.0
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By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
I’m so excited to present to you this set of songs and activities for teaching 5th grade concepts!! This set will include many resources that will help with the preparation, presentation and practice of the following concepts: ti-tam, low ti, tim-ka
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Other (Music)
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Minilessons
$70.00 $40.00
$32.00
90 ratings
4.0
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By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
I am so excited to present this collection of “Colorful Melodies” for teaching and practicing staff notation. These songs will be presented in color-coded notation so that students can easily transfer the staff notation to playing instruments, such
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Songs
$35.00 $20.00
$16.00
57 ratings
4.0
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By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
I am SO excited about this growing bundle of interactive games and supplemental materials for Orff instruments!! This set will use Orff instruments to practice reading off the staff of melodic elements (based on a traditional Kodály sequence), as
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Games
$65.00 $40.00
$32.00
106 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (5.95 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I've been teaching elementary music since 1998. I taught for three years in the Salem-Keizer School district before returning home to Colorado. I have been teaching in the St. Vrain Valley School district since 2001. I am currently teaching at Red Hawk Elementary where I teach preschool-5th grade general music, 4/5 choir, 4/5 drum ensemble, a 4th grade tone-chime choir and a 5th grade tone-chime choir. During the summer I teach level 2 Pedagogy, Folk song and Analysis at the Colorado Kodály Institute at Colorado State University. I present sessions for other Kodály chapters, including SWOKE (South Washington and Oregon Kodály Educators), KET (Kodály Educators of Texas) in Denton and Lubbock, KMEK (Kodály Music Educators of Kansas) and I have presented for the Amarillo School district.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am a Kodály teacher and I teach in a Core-Knowledge focus school. I took 4 levels of Kodály at Portland State University with Susan Brumfield, Jill Trinka, Sean Diebler and Carol Brown. I took two more levels when working on my masters with a Kodály emphasis at Colorado State University with Sue Liethold-Bowcock and Ann Eisen. I believe that all children should be given the opportunity to be music makers and I believe in the power of music literacy. I try to meet the needs of all my students by presenting musical concepts through varying modalities as to meet their multiple strengths and needs. I think variety, differentiation and building trust & student relationships is key to student success. At the end of the day, I want my students to be lifelong music-lovers!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I have presented at various conferences and workshops including the Colorado Music Educator's Conference, the Oregon Arts Alliance Conference, ROCKE workshops and at SVVSD music teacher work sessions. I served on the ROCKE (Regional Organization of Colorado Kodály Educators) for 7 years, as member-at-large, secretary and president. In 2013 I was one of 10 Colorado teachers awarded a Jared Polis Educator award. I am also the current Pedagogy and Folk Song teacher at the Colorado Kodály Institute at Colorado State University.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have my undergraduate in music education from the University of Colorado at Boulder. My masters in music education with a Kodály emphasis from Colorado State University and two Kodály certifications from Portland State University and Colorado State University. At Portland State University I studied with Jill Trinka and Susan Brumfield. During my time at CSU, I studied with Sue Bowcock and Ann Eisen.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Aside from teaching, I love spending time with my husband, son and daughter. And as the mother of two young kids (5 and 2), it's important for me to work "smarter not harder." I love that we can easily share resources and teaching tools on Teachers pay Teachers!!! :)

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