I am a huge fan of Pinteresting music education ideas. My one "MUSIC" board has grown to "Music Literacy," "Sight-Singing," "Songs to Sing," and more. The "Songs to Sing" board spun out of a desire to just get kids singing. In a lot of my classes I have students who are not sure about singing or don't want to sing. In an effort to not demand a student to sing (I have nightmares about being that chorus teacher who ruined singing for them because she "made" them sing) I try to come up with activities that fit a rehearsal format but also engage.
Enter YouTube teaching. I stumbled upon this video while pinning. I was so impressed with the scaffolding approach, the different musical elements, the