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The World Music Drumming Curriculum Map could be used with Will Schmid's World Music Drumming Instructional Material. The grades to be used varies from grades 3 to 8. Adjustments and modifications pending on the level, and class type (gifted and
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans
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Kodaly Rhythmic Training Cards could be used to review, reinforce learning or perform and compose various rhythms. One lesson per group is also provided to help build creative ideas. Suggest to students, what other ways could the cards be used
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Instrumental Music
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, ...
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Lesson Plans (Bundled), Mini-Course, Printables
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Poster-like display of Music Word Wall. Entails: Rhythmic values, music reading, elements of music, Melodic Ingredients, Form, Tempo, Ensemble, Dynamics, Articulation, String family, Woodwind family, Brass family, and Percussion family.
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Instrumental Music
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Word Walls
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By Created by Stella Tartsinis
A unique way of presenting music classroom rules through the use of music dynamic vocabulary. Instruction of how to use the Music Classroom Rules in Dynamics is included with the 5 parts of the poster.
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Instrumental Music
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Other, Posters
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Variety of rhythms with Kodaly and numeric counting. Rhythms are divided into four groups: 1. Basic quarter and eighth notes/rest; 2. Mostly eighth notes starting on and off the beat; 3. Syncopated rhythms: and 4. Sixteenth note divisions. These
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, ...
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Activities, Flash Cards, Games
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By Created by Stella Tartsinis
52 Quotes that motivate student achievement. Various quotes to motivate effort, empowerment, and positive thinking.
Subjects:
Character Education, Coaching, Early Intervention
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Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Posters
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5 Main classroom rules: how to enter the class, no calling out, following directions, hand and feet to ones self and respect.
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Other, Graphic Organizers, Posters
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12 Rhythmic Activities for music classroom instruction and for Bulletin board ideas. The activities are designed to have a creative take on rhythmic learning. These activities can be incorporated into drumming lessons besides rhythmic development
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Instrumental Music
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas, Rubrics
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Organize your thinking creatively using Gardner's nine multiple intelligence. A historical synopsis of different learning styles. Each intelligence has a descriptive table that consists of Strategies, Subjects, Descriptive Words, Activities, and 3
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Critical Thinking, Classroom Community
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers, Cooperative Learning
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Introduction to reading music in all clefs. It has exercises to learn all four clefs, treble, alto, tenor and bass clefs. This resource includes a lesson plan, rubric and activities to improve reading music in all clefs.
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Instrumental Music
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Activities
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An Integrated Curriculum of Mathematics and Music. Rhythmical Training through Mathematics for Composing Drum Ensemble Music. By combining music with math, students have a different perspective for learning mathematics. Music notation substitutes
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Fractions, Music Composition
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activboard Activities
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Sample Music Lesson Plan that uses both the Harvard Outline lesson model and the Workshop model (Teachers College - Reading program template). The objective of the lesson plan is to cover yourself to the extreme that no administrator can say a
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Instrumental Music
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Assessment
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Music Lesson Plans and resources to defend your a music teachers practice according to the Danielson Rubric.
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Assessment, Printables
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This is a Danielson Rubric (2013), skeletal keyword reduction with possible examples to music. The main table is the Danielson Rubric with possible examples to music. As well how to set up a music program pre-k through 12th grade. Lastly, the
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Other (Music)
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Cooperative Learning
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Notes of my study with Sigurd M. Rascher, Legendary, Pioneer of the saxophone.
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Instrumental Music
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Other, Reflective Journals for Teachers, Professional Development
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Various Models to motivate students to think creatively through Design Thinking, Osborn Brainstroming Techniques, Rossman, Cropley and more. There are diagrams to help organize these patterns of thinking for the student.
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Informational Text
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Activities, Mini-Course
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Taught full- time music since 2005: 2 years (2005-07) at New York Department of Education (2007- present) grades 9-12; pre-k to 5, and currently, Middle School (Music and the Brain Keyboard classes, Little Kids Rock Modern Band Classes, chorus, band/jazz band, orchestra and world music drumming);Eastern Christian Middle/ High Schools as a Band Director, Westchester Conservatory of Music (saxophone, flute and clarinet). Professional NYC musician since 1997; US Army Reserve Band since 2002.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I mostly employ the workshop model in order to first demonstrate concepts, analyze, apply and interpret (creative by improvisation, composition or modifying by arranging. Differentiation is emphasized to meet all learners and Dr. Carol Dweck's Mindset to instill the can do motivation. Huge advocate of Design Thinking modeling the thinking concept of the earliest Design Thinker, Thomas Edison, and Project Based Learning.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

3 main grants for my music program: VH-1 Save the Music Band grant, Music and the Brain Keyboard lab and curriculum, and Little Kids Rock Guitars and curriculum.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Rutgers University, Doctorate in Music (2005); New England Conservatory Graduate Performance Program (1997); Florida State University, Masters in Multiple Woodwinds (1996); University of Southern Mississippi, Bachelor in Saxophone Performance (1994); Manhattan School of Music, Music Performance program (1990-1992)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Besides being a music educator, I am a professional musician and because of my performance experience, I instill this practice to the performer standards. I am a military musician adding learned music and leadership skills to my practice. We follow the Tom Jackson Program model that is employed by the Army Music School in Virginia Beach, VA. My main aim is to find ways to make students think of music through three main thinking systems: strategic, critical and creative thinking.

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