The Musical Classroom

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The Musical Classroom
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Award-winning educator, Steven Traugh, creates fun and engaging music activities that teach basic learning skills in Language Arts, Math, and Healthy Living as well as promoting Listening Skills, Creativity, and Lifetime Learners.
 
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By The Musical Classroom
The $2 Curriculum Bundle is an economical way for you to sample the "Musical Learning Series." Award-winning music educator, Steven Traugh, has composed this fun collection of 9 classroom songs and games. Your students will want to do these engaging
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Music, For All Subjects
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Activities, Songs
$4.00
$2.00
Bundle
By The Musical Classroom
The Leveled Reader Bundle combines all 11 books in the "Interactive Reader Series." These engaging books work in classroom, distance learning, and home school settings. Each of these Interactive PDF Readers contains an engaging Video, Book, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Songs, Guided Reading Books
$55.00
$40.00
Bundle
By The Musical Classroom
"What's Going On?" is the 11th in a series of interactive leveled readers that work in both classroom, distance learning, and home school settings. Each of these Interactive PDF Readers contain an engaging Video, Book, and printable Follow-Up
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Interactive Notebooks
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (231.98 MB)
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"Here Is My Cat" is the 10th in a series of interactive leveled readers that work in both classroom, distance learning, and home school settings. Each of these Interactive PDF Readers contain an engaging Video, Book, and printable Follow-Up
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Interactive Notebooks
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (164.89 MB)
By The Musical Classroom
"Shapes" is the 9th in a series of interactive leveled readers that work in both classroom, distance learning, and home school settings. Each of these Interactive PDF Readers contain an engaging Video, Book, and Self-Assessing Follow-Up Activities.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Interactive Notebooks
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (193.98 MB)
By The Musical Classroom
"I Have Toys" is the 8th in a series of interactive leveled readers that work in both classroom, distance learning, and home school settings. Each of these Interactive PDF Readers contain an engaging Video, Book, and Self-Assessing Follow-Up
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Interactive Notebooks
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (184.02 MB)
By The Musical Classroom
My Body is the 7th in a series of interactive leveled readers that work in both classroom, distance learning, and home school settings. Each of these Interactive PDF Readers contain an engaging Video, Book, and Self-Assessing Follow-Up Activities.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Interactive Notebooks
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (190.63 MB)
By The Musical Classroom
I Can Count to Five is the 6th in a series of interactive leveled readers that work in both classroom, distance learning, and home school settings. Each of these Interactive PDF Readers contain an engaging Video, Book, and Self-Assessing Follow-Up
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Interactive Notebooks
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (284.38 MB)
By The Musical Classroom
Where Are You? is the fifth in a series of interactive leveled readers that work in both classroom, distance learning, and home school settings. Each of these Interactive PDF Readers contain an engaging Video, Book, and Self-Assessing Follow-Up
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Interactive Notebooks
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (291.63 MB)
By The Musical Classroom
The Birthday is the fourth in a series of interactive leveled readers that work in both classroom, distance learning, and home school settings. Each of these Interactive PDF Readers contain an engaging Video, Book, and Self-Assessing Follow-Up
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Interactive Notebooks
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (243.62 MB)
By The Musical Classroom
The Dog is the second in a series of interactive leveled readers that work in both classroom, distance learning, and home school settings. Each of these Interactive PDF Readers contain an engaging Video, Book, and Self-Assessing Follow-Up
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Homeschool Curricula
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (235.33 MB)
By The Musical Classroom
The Birthday is the fourth in a series of interactive leveled readers that work in both classroom, distance learning, and home school settings. Each of these Interactive PDF Readers contain an engaging Video, Book, and Self-Assessing Follow-Up
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Homeschool Curricula
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (222.94 MB)
By The Musical Classroom
The Birthday is the fourth in a series of interactive leveled readers that work in both classroom, distance learning, and home school settings. Each of these Interactive PDF Readers contain an engaging Video, Book, and Self-Assessing Follow-Up
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Homeschool Curricula
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (167.42 MB)
By The Musical Classroom
This is the first in a series of professionally produced Drum Set Therapy videos for special education teachers, parents and therapists working with people who have mild, moderate and/or severe special needs . No prior drum set skills or experience
Subjects:
Other (Music), Special Education, Physical Therapy
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Games
FREE
Video
Duration: 07:14
By The Musical Classroom
The National AnthemYankee DoodleMy Country 'Tis of Thee (America)America the BeautifulThis bundle pack includes the lyrics and both a vocal and an instrumental recording of each these Patriotic favorites which can be used for Presidents Day,
Subjects:
U.S. History, Vocal Music, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
Homeschool
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Songs, Printables
$4.00
2
Digital Download ZIP (19.10 MB)
By The Musical Classroom
Singing rounds is an activity that not only improves a variety of musical skills, but also has been shown to improve student concentration, listening skills, and teamwork. The song, Kookaburra, can also serve as a component of units on Australia,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Vocal Music
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Songs, Printables, Lesson
$0.50
1
Digital Download ZIP (4.12 MB)
By The Musical Classroom
"High or Low? - Listening Game" can be used to assess and develop the listen skills of students. It can also serve as a component of a unit on the Science of Sound. Teachers and parents agree that engaging songs and games are an effective means
Subjects:
Music, EFL - ESL - ELD, Physical Science
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables, Games, Lesson
$0.50
6
Digital Download ZIP (10.68 MB)
By The Musical Classroom
The "Pyramid Power - Singing Game" has proven to be very popular with students - promoting concepts in engineering, history, and math while improving reading and comprehension skills. A growing number of parents and educators are becoming aware of
Subjects:
Ancient History, Vocal Music, Engineering
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Songs, Printables, Lesson
FREE
Digital Download ZIP (7.82 MB)
By The Musical Classroom
Teachers and parents agree that engaging songs and games are an effective means through which students learn and retain information. The magic of music makes learning "The Writing Process" engaging, fun, and most of all memorable.BECOME A FOLLOWER:
Subjects:
Vocal Music, Writing, Handwriting
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Songs, Printables
$0.50
Digital Download ZIP (4.76 MB)
By The Musical Classroom
Apples and Bananas - Short Vowel Game" is from the "Phonics Fun Series." The "Phonics Fun Series." with music and lyrics by award-winning composer, Steven Traugh, and activities by Susan Traugh provides students with a multi-modality phonics
Subjects:
Music, EFL - ESL - ELD, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Songs, Printables, Lesson
$0.50
Digital Download ZIP (2.86 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

TEACHING EXPERIENCE: 1. Montebello Unified School District, K-4 Music 2. Oceanside Unified School District, PrK-12 Music 3. LA County Office of Ed., Music for Special Needs Students 4. California State Dominguez Hills, Music Methods for Teachers 5. Santa Ana College, Music Faculty 6. Mira Costa College, Music Technology. PUBLICATIONS: Author of over 60 book titles for McGraw-Hill, Creative Teaching Press, Frank Schaffer, Moonjin Media, Totline and Grace Publications including: a. Mother Goose Brain Boost (Won Learning Magazine’s “ Teachers Choice Award”) b. Music and Movement in the Classroom: PreK-2 c. Songs and Games for Children V.1-4, d. Fun Phonics: Musical Reading Series, V. 1-4, e. Voices of American History: V. 1-4,

MY TEACHING STYLE

My primary focus is play-based music and movement activities designed to improve students' attention span, listening skills, language arts, and math skills, Pre-School - 5th grade, including ELL and Special Education. I also employ many play-based classroom management techniques that my students love and which help to efficiently facilitate my schedule of instruction.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

1. Los Angeles Music Center's "Bravo Award" as Outstanding Arts Teacher of the Year! 2. "Teacher of the Year" - Jefferson Middle School, Oceanside USD (twice) 3. National Endowment for the Arts, author panel, 21st Century Music Standards 4. J. Paul Getty Museum, Arts in Education Consultant 5. California Arts Commission - Consultant, K-12 State Music Standardsd 6. A.S.C.A.P Composer in Residence, Summer Institute for Educators 7. Feature Author/Presenter: a. International Reading Association b. California Reading Association c. National Association for the Education of Young Children d. California Gifted and Talented Conference e. California Conference for the Social Studies f. Los Angeles Special Education Arts Festival g. Music Educators National Conference

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA in Music, West Virginia University MA in Music, West Virginia University Cal. St. U. at Los Angeles, CA Teaching Credential in Music

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

TELEVISION, FILM and VIDEO: 1. "Romper Room," KCOP Television, writer/performer (Emmy Award for children's programming) 2. "The Today Show", NBC, performance & interview with Barbara Walters 3. “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” Disney/Sony Studios (consultant/performer on soundtrack) 4. "This Little Life Of Mine - Arts in the Classroom" writer/producer Educational Telecommunications Network/PBS 5. “Math and Music” TEAMS MATH (ETN/PBS) Writer/Performer 6. “Smart Songs” ETN/PBS writer/composer/producer. MUSIC COMPOSITION AND PERFORMANCE: 1. Paramount Pictures, director of "Paramount Presents” concerts 2. Los Angeles Philharmonic, commission, a. "Fanfare and Dance" b. “Chronology of Symphonic Percussion c. Introduction to the Orchestra
 3. National Endowment for the Arts, Composition Grant, "East African Symphony" 4. Supercussion Jazz Ensemble, founder/director
 5. Performed with: Louie Belson, Wayne Bergeron, Aaron Copeland, BrandonFields, John Hernandez, Harvey Mason, Don Menza, LA Philharmonic, John Patitucci, Chris Thiele, Bill Watrous and Stevie Wonder

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