Melody Payne - Music for a Lifetime

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By Melody Payne - Music for a Lifetime
62 pages of no prep, print and go, space-themed music worksheets for budding musicians of all ages! This pack has been expanded and now includes treble, bass AND alto clef worksheets!Perfect for elementary music, piano classes, music theory classes,
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$5.50
$4.40
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By Melody Payne - Music for a Lifetime
Kids LOVE coloring sheets, so treat them to this BUNDLE of 91 musical instrument coloring sheets featuring orchestra instruments, classroom percussion instruments, American folk instruments, and instruments from Africa and China, and save 20% off
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$10.25 $8.25
$6.60
22 ratings
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By Melody Payne - Music for a Lifetime
Are you and your students "Wild About Music"? Show your students and colleagues just how wild about music you are by purchasing this big bundle, and enjoy BIG savings!This fun BUNDLE features all 4 of the Wild About Music worksheet sets listed
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Homework
$12.50 $9.00
$7.20
34 ratings
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By Melody Payne - Music for a Lifetime
Inspire and motivate your students (or yourself!) with these 36 growth mindset coloring banners. Use these banners on the first day of school to reinforce growth mindset, and have your own students contribute to your classroom decor! Hang them in
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Character Education, For All Subjects
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, ...
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$5.00
$4.00
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By Melody Payne - Music for a Lifetime
Inspire and motivate your students (or yourself!) with these 36 growth mindset coloring pages. Use this coloring book on the first day of school to reinforce growth mindset, and have your own students contribute to your classroom decor! Hang them in
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Character Education, For All Subjects
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, ...
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$5.00
$4.00
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By Melody Payne - Music for a Lifetime
A bundle of no prep, print and go, space-themed music worksheets for budding musicians of all ages! Perfect for:Elementary musicPiano classesMusic theory classesMusic appreciation or beginning music classesMusic campsAssessmentsReviewHomeworkEarly
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
$14.00 $10.00
$8.00
6 ratings
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By Melody Payne - Music for a Lifetime
Have your pre-staff and partial-staff beginning piano students sight-reading like a pro in no time with this exciting and unique collection of beginning sight-reading materials: "Sight-Read Like A Rockstar!" written in extra-large music notation. To
Subjects:
Arts, Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Unit Plans, Assessment, Printables
$10.00
$8.00
9 ratings
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By Melody Payne - Music for a Lifetime
Kids LOVE coloring sheets, and kids learn best when they're engaged, so treat them to this fun bundle of educational coloring sheets featuring Bible characters, verses, and iconic images from their favorite Bible stories! 114 coloring pages are
Subjects:
Religion, Character Education, Child Care
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$10.00 $8.00
$6.40
6 ratings
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By Melody Payne - Music for a Lifetime
These fun cross-curricular llama-themed pages take musical math to a whole new level! The rhythm addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division worksheets will make a "positive" impact on your students, "subtract" their doubt about note values,
Subjects:
Math, Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Printables
$7.00
$5.60
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By Melody Payne - Music for a Lifetime
Decorate your rustic farmhouse music room or studio with these beautiful shiplap and magnolia musical instrument posters! 150 yes, that's 150! pages of instruments are included in this set, and a FREE BONUS set of matching instrument labels is
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Flash Cards, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$6.00
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

There is music in every child, and it is my absolute pleasure to help each child I teach fall in love with music! I have a PhD in music with emphases in music education and piano pedagogy, and it is such a joy to create educational resources for music teachers and students! I've been teaching private piano lessons since 1990, blogging since March 2012, and creating digital resources since May 2013. Besides teaching piano lessons and creating resources for music teachers and students, I accompany choirs at our local high school and middle school, and play piano and keyboard at my church. In short, I love being a musician!

MY TEACHING STYLE

As a teacher, I consider my style to be encouraging, patient, and kind, I meet students where they are and provide them with relevant tools and information to help them reach their potential. I ask lots of questions and expect only the best from my students. They are awesome!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Mississippi College awarded me with the Distinguished Young Faculty award in 2009 for excellence in teaching, and for opening, directing, and growing their new music preparatory department. In 2007, I became a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music in Piano through the Music Teachers National Association, and in 2017 I became permanently professionally certified. My work has been featured on a few different sites, and it has been an honor to collaborate with many amazing musicians over the past several years. “The Top Influential Piano Blogs You Should Be Reading” at Digital Piano Review Guide “7 Piano Experts Share Their Business Growing Tips” at Tim Topham “TTTV 052: Teaching Skype Lessons with Melody Payne” Podcast Interview at Tim Topham “Problem solved! Seeking solutions online. Part 1: Blogs” by Karen Thickstun, Cara Haxo, Abigail Huston, and Joanna Reinhardt in Clavier Companion Magazine, July/August 2015. My original Plucky Pianista blog was listed as number 3 of 20 music teaching blogs that resonated with college piano pedagogy majors, according to their evaluation rubric. “Choosing a Life in Music” at Musical-U.com (scroll down to the last section of the post)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

My degrees include a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and a Master of Music in Piano Pedagogy and Doctor of Philosophy in Music with emphases in music education and piano pedagogy from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. I am a member of the Music Teachers National Association and the Virginia Music Teachers Association.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am a classically trained pianist and I enjoy teaching custom piano lessons to children and adults of all ages and abilities. I have taught at Louisiana State University (while in graduate school), Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Sterling College in Sterling, Kansas, Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi, and Emory and Henry College in Emory, Virginia. I enjoy blogging at my website at MelodyPayne.com and operating my online business on TpT. My incredible and supportive husband Greg and I live in a small town nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.

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