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By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Best seller! Review rhythm patterns and dictation with a little friendly competition in this game. If you can beg, borrow, or steal a few feet of running space, you can play this rhythm relay game to help students notate rhythm patterns in a fun
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, ...
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$10.00
16
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By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
These Carnival of the Animals listening activity color sheets are terrific for your COTA unit and for substitutes. Lesson idea: Identify the various movements first, and then ask students to color the corresponding page on a second listening.
Subjects:
Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$2.10
45
Digital Download PDF (4.57 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
The music of American Indigenous Peoples is beautiful and varied, but not all tribes use music for the same purposes. With this Webquest, your middle school and high school students can research the various instruments, dances, and cultural purposes
Subjects:
Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cultural Activities, Google Apps, Activities
$10.50
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
If you are a music teaching working summer school, or you would just like some fun activities to take outside in the last few weeks of school, this growing bundle can be extremely useful. Included are activities for bucket drumming, movement,
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Fun Stuff
$58.60
$52.74
Bundle
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Speech pieces, body percussion, and bucket drumming are great activities that students enjoy, especially when popular children's literature is involved. With program planning and just the general anticipation of a holiday, many teachers want
Subjects:
Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
8th, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Fun Stuff
$10.05
Digital Download PDF (1.05 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Are you getting ready for your instruments of the orchestra unit? Word walls are a great tool for teaching, and this set of double border design instrument cards can be a highly beneficial addition to your bag of tricks. This set includes common
Subjects:
Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Assessment, Bulletin Board Ideas
$6.97
Digital Download PDF (10.51 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Teaching music elements can be a little challenging. Students might forget the terms throughout the year, but a plain word wall with the terms might not cut it. Include a student's love of puzzles with "ELEMENTary, My Dears" music elements
Subjects:
Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$5.00
18
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By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Finding objective resources on Christmas carols and songs for middle and high school music appreciation classes can be tricky because most teachers want to present them from a historical aspect. Christmas Carol Webquest provides the opportunity for
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Independent Work Packet, Activities
$5.95
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Finding music appreciation lessons for middle school and high school can be tough. Webquests seem to be a hit, and this version of You the Curator: Work Songs is made for printing and/or for use with Teachers Pay Teachers Easel. This webquest unit
Subjects:
Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Handouts
$10.10
Digital Download PDF (5.63 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Do your younger students have difficulty with the concept of beat? Those young concrete thinkers might have some trouble with beat because they can't "see" it or "touch" it. These pages help your littler ones grasp beat better through visuals and
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Independent Work Packet, Printables
$3.10
3
Digital Download PDF (1.92 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Staccato, legato, and other forms of music articulation can be presented on a regular basis with this set of music class decor. Perfect for students K-5, this set includes word wall cards that suit a variety of learning levels, plus more for extra
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Assessment, Bulletin Board Ideas
$6.10
Digital Download PDF (1.25 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
During the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s, music and songs played a large part in keeping up morale and bringing messages of peace. In You, the Curator: Civil Rights Songs Webquest, made in Google Slides for the Google Classroom, your middle
Subjects:
U.S. History, Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Google Apps, Activities
$10.00
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Music students often sing work songs for theory concepts, but they don't often learn more of the background of various worksongs and their place in the history of a country/culture. The Work Songs Webquest from the You, the Curator series is in
Subjects:
Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities
$10.10
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Learning solfege patterns like so-mi is best when the teacher can apply aural, visual, and kinesthetic activities for a variety of learning patterns. This Old Mother Witch Activity Pack from the new Audiation Creation Station series provides
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Assessment, PowerPoint Presentations
$6.25
Digital Download ZIP (10.43 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Instruments of the orchestra can be a challenging concept to teach, especially if you want your students to do independent work. Escape the Rehearsal Room: Instruments of the Orchestra has been created in Google Forms ™ for the teacher who would
Subjects:
Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Google Apps, Fun Stuff, Internet Activities
$6.25
1
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Need ta, ti-ti, rest rhythm review after a break? This deck of Boomcards includes 19 cards, each with a clip art of a winter-related object and a choice of three 2-beat rhythm patterns consisting of ta, ti-ti, rest. Students determine which rhythm
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Assessment
$2.50
Digital Download PDF (3.59 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Are you looking for a handy visual for learning solfege with the Kodaly approach? Students find more success with audiation and ear training with a variety of approaches, including seeing interval distance and ascending/descending lines. The Melody
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
$6.25
Digital Download PDF (5.28 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Needing to review ta, ti-ti, and rest after a long break? Need a quick rhythm assessment? These Clip-It! cards have pictures/phrases depicting various winter-related objects or activities. There are four phrases on each sheet, with three rhythmic
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Other
$1.75
Digital Download PDF (7.31 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Many children are not introduced to nursery rhymes, which are perfect to teach the concept of beat and rhythm. Achieve both targets at once with this rhythm and melody activity pack, with lesson plans for both first and second grades. Incorporate
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Interactive Whiteboard
$5.25
Digital Download ZIP (5.69 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
It's tough getting rhythm activities and call and response in during the holidays. Sneak in some concepts with this printables/kinesthetic activity set for "Shoo, Turkey", a popular call and response game. These activities are geared towards 1-2
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$4.05
Digital Download PDF (2.90 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Music educator recently retired, but jumping back into new teaching experiences. Ph.D. in music education. Certified Orff-Schulwerk teacher and almost completed Kodaly.Flute, piano, and recorder player, and dabble in single reed instruments.World Music Drumming Level One.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Orff-Schulwerk-Kodaly-Dalcroze fused-child based. Love instruments, movement, allowing children to discover with guidance.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Written several accepted grants for my classroom Accepted into the PhD program at the University of Kansas Recipient of Gunild Keetman Grant for further Orff-Schulwerk training Recipient of Dr. Jane and Mr. Doug Reed scholarship for higher learning through the School District of Washington College credit organizer of the St. Louis AOSA chapter Past elementary and general music vice president of the Missouri Music Educators Association Member of AOSA advocacy subcommittee

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

University of Central Missouri (formerly Central Missouri State University): BME, 1983, MA, 1984. University of Kansas, Ph.D., 2019

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Husband Gary is a retired art teacher and provides a good deal of my clipart for my projects :-) Daughters Liz and Sarah Sons-in-law Luke and Danny Puppy Honey and kitty Lenore

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