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Arts education tools that make non-specialists look like specialists

The problem with teaching the arts is that many teachers asked to teach them don’t have the background or skills to feel confident. Stageworthy resources are designed by a specialist, for non-specialists. Even if you’ve never taught dance, drama, or music before, these resources will engage your students, satisfy curriculum requirements, and help both parents and administration see the value in quality arts education.

Quick Black History Month Music Lessons: Ella Fitzgerald

Black History Month Music Lessons: Ella Fitzgerald Looking for some quick Black History Month music lessons for your classes? Here are some free resources for teaching a music lesson all about Ella Fitzgerald. Introduction to Ella Fitzgerald Teaching Points: For a...

Fall Music Lessons – Songs & Activities for Autumn

Fall is such a fun time to teach music because there are so many great songs and activities that you can pull into a fall theme. Song Ideas for Your Fall Music Lessons Leaves Free Fall Music Printables from Prodigies Fall Music Lessons - Lesson Plans for Autumn These...

Easy first day of music class tips for non-music teachers

First day of music class activities for elementary The first day of a new school year can be stressful for any teacher, but it can be even more nerve wracking when you are teaching a subject that is not in your wheelhouse. Many teachers are asked to teach music...

Easy Solfege Lesson Plans – How to Teach Solfege

Easy Solfege Lesson Plans – How to Teach Solfege

Looking for Solfege Lesson Plans? Solfege is an important building block in elementary music, but if you're not a specialist it may seem overwhelming. Luckily, solfege isn't actually that hard to learn and it can make your music lesson plans more interactive and fun,...

Tips for tableaux drama activities in elementary

Tips for tableaux drama activities in elementary

Tableaux is a drama term that you may have heard before, even if you aren't an experienced drama teacher. But what is it really, and how can you use it effectively in your drama activities and lessons? What is tableau? Tableau is essentially a freeze-frame of a scene....

Music Lesson Plans Grade 1 Teacher’s Guide

Music Lesson Plans Grade 1 The grade 1 music curriculum is all about setting up a strong foundation in basic concepts. Repetition is extremely important, especially with core concepts in beat, rhythm, and pitch. I strongly recommend teaching the concepts in the...

Easy Instruments of the Orchestra Lesson Plans

Easy Instruments of the Orchestra Lesson Plans

Elementary students love learning about different instruments! Whether you're teaching in person, hybrid, or online, here are some great resources for teaching timbre and the instruments families of the orchestra. If you're planning a teaching unit on the instrument...