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Dr Staffords Musical Cures

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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
43
Digital Download PDF (4.57 MB)
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:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, ...
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$10.00
16
Digital Download ZIP (6.69 MB)
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
ON SALE JULY 3 AND 4! In music class, steady beat can often be a tricky concept to teach. Help your kindergarten, first grade, and students with special needs with these little activity pages. Using visual and kinesthetic strategies, these
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Independent Work Packet
$2.10
1
Digital Download PDF (1.86 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:
Fun Stuff, Internet Activities, Google Apps
$6.25
1
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
March is National Women's History Month, and female composers are not often a focus of composer units. This Google Slides™ webquest is an opportunity for your students in grades 5-12 to research women composers, history, attitude backgrounds, music
Subjects:
Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Internet Activities, Google Apps
$8.10
1
Digital Download PDF (1.88 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Music elements can be a visible, interactive lesson with this ELEMENTary bulletin board set.. Every time your students can identify a music element, put another puzzle piece on the form until you have completed the puzzle! Kit includes:decorative
Subjects:
Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$5.00
18
Digital Download PDF (5.19 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
The Civil Rights race movements of the 1960s were an important part of American history, and music played a large part in keeping morale up and bringing across messages of peace. In You the Curator: Civil Rights Songs, made in Google Slides for the
Subjects:
U.S. History, Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Activities, Google Apps
$10.00
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Ti-ta-ti rhythms (also known as syn-co-pa, or eighth quarter eighth) can be tricky to teach. The folk song Alabama Gal lends itself nicely as a teaching tool for this rhythm. This activity combines Kodály and Orff strategies to prepare or practice
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$7.28
Digital Download ZIP (10.98 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
This Curwin hand sign chart set is one of room decor packets in the new and growing Double Border design set. The individual cards are large enough for students to see easily. In addition, there is a one-page diatonic chart and a one-page chromatic
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, ...
Types:
Other, Assessment, Bulletin Board Ideas
$6.79
Digital Download PDF (5.78 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Name games are a critical part to a music teacher's life, especially when we see so many students and often have to change buildings. This is a bundle that includes Dr. Stafford's Musical Cure's "Getting to Know You" primary and intermediate name
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Songs, Cooperative Learning
$13.50
$10.50
1
Bundle
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
If you have to utilize distance teaching in your music classroom or from remote teaching, it is very difficult to prepare or present the solfege for your younger kids. Melody Mountain Pentatonic Bundle includes the first four of the Melody Mountain
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Activities, Google Apps
$40.50
$36.45
Bundle
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Jazz appreciation activity for independent learning or distance learning that is fun? Yes, please! With this Google Slide™ project, your students will be the "curator" of a jazz section of a museum. Students will use website links already provided
Subjects:
Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Google Apps, Independent Work Packet
$10.00
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Body percussion and bucket drumming are two very popular activities in a music classroom, and they work beautifully together. Solar Sensation is the first piece in the new line called From Body to Bucket in the Dr. Stafford's Musical Cures store.
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Cooperative Learning
$8.10
Digital Download PDF (1.45 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Female Composers: You the Curator: now available for Easel by TPT or for printing. This activity provides an opportunity for your students in grades 5-12 to research women composers, history, attitude backgrounds, music genres, awards, and more.
Subjects:
Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Printables, Independent Work Packet
$6.75
Digital Download PDF (1.63 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
While teaching Peter and the Wolf for instrument recognition, let your students color the characters! Great to use while listening to the recording, watching a video of the story, or while listening to the story.
Subjects:
Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
8
Digital Download PDF (2.09 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Use this cute deck of rhythm-based Boom Cards to help your younger students review ta and ti-ti with a summer theme! There are sixteen activity cards in the deck. Each card includes a summer-related word or phrase, illustrated by clip art from some
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Fun Stuff, Internet Activities
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (1.96 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
ON SALE JULY 3 AND 4. Students can review pitches on the treble staff and keep distance learning with this deck of 30 fun Boom Cards. The activities include select, drag and drop, and fill in the blank. What a great way to review the notes on the
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Internet Activities
$2.50
2
Digital Download PDF (0.93 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Need an instruments of the orchestra packet for a substitute or virtual learning? This musical instrument puzzle/worksheet packet can keep kids busy for several classes if needed. This packet includes 4 fun puzzles that are popular with students:
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Independent Work Packet
$7.27
Digital Download PDF (10.25 MB)
By Dr Staffords Musical Cures
Take the love your kids have for dinos and use in vocal exploration in music class! Your kids will get a kick out of the story and the various ways they can experiment to get into their head voices. Enrichment activity included to get those voices
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$2.00
9
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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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