Chapter 6 - More Song-Teaching Strategies
Every song is different. Every group of children is different. You need to know a variety of song-teaching strategies. You may use hand signs to teach a song one day, then use the echo technique for the same song the next day. You may want to combine the echo technique with the story technique. You need to use your intuition and creativity. Above all, remember the four guidelines I discussed in Chapter 3, starting with making everyone sound fantastic. Ultimately, that is the rule that will help you choose the best song-teaching strategy.
- The call-and-response song
- Teaching songs that have hand movements
- The zipper song
- Rounds and canons
- The partner song
- The non-strategy
- Storytelling with songs
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Last updated on Saturday, December 10, 2011.
- Spirituality and the Arts in Children's Programming
- Making Music Live
- About the Author(s)
- Chapter 1 - Where and How to Make Music
- Chapter 2 - Movement, Expression, and Creativity
- Chapter 3 - Four Simple Guidelines for Great Singing
- Chapter 4 - How to Choose a Song
- Chapter 5 - Song-Teaching Strategies
- Chapter 6 - More Song-Teaching Strategies
- Chapter 7 - Activities for Listening to Music
- Chapter 8 - Culture and Music
- Chapter 9 - Closing Thoughts Becoming Magnificent
- Chapter 10 - Resources