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You can teach the performing arts like a rockstar,
even if you’re not a specialist.

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.

Music Texture Lesson Plan Ideas

Looking for music texture lesson plan ideas? Music texture in the primary grades is all about training students' ears to hear the different layers of sound, and to start to develop skills like part singing. Here are some tips and tricks to get you started with your...

Elementary Music Sub Plans For Worry Free Absences

Elementary Music Sub Plans For Worry Free Absences

Looking for emergency elementary music sub plans for now... or in the future? The single most important strategy for music sub plans (especially when it is a true emergency) is to have a substitute teacher kit (or "sub tub") ready to go in advance. That way, you can...

Music Listening Activity Ideas for Elementary Classes

Music Listening Activity Ideas for Elementary Classes

Music listening activity ideas for your elementary lesson plans. Stretch out / music reflection - This is a great activity for the end of class, especially if you're like me and have SO MUCH FUN during music class that you have a reputation for getting the kids all...

Beat vs Rhythm Lesson Plan – Easy Ideas For Grade 1

Beat vs Rhythm Lesson Plan – Easy Ideas For Grade 1

Beat vs Rhythm Grade 1 Looking for help with a beat vs rhythm lesson plan? Beat and rhythm, although a grade 1 expectation, can be deceptively difficult - especially if you are not a music specialist. Understanding the difference between beat and rhythm is the first...

How to teach a song to your class

I have been in charge of Elementary Christmas concerts for a long time. One of the most important things that I do in preparing elementary classes for their concerts is teaching them the song they are going to sing. Occasionally, a few of the classes don't make it...

5 Tips for Teaching Ballet to elementary students

5 Tips for Teaching Ballet to elementary students

For many non-specialist teachers, teaching dance itself is intimidating - let alone including ballet, the most technical of all dance styles. However, teaching ballet to your primary students can be really rewarding. It makes a mysterious and possibly intimidating art...