Teaching Videos

These videos are raw footage from our Sing for Joy curriculum project. They were taped in a regular classroom, and excerpts from them are used to demonstrate teaching methods.

Teaching Videos

First Grade Class 1

Musical objectives:

  • practice beat
  • practice 1 long or 2 short sounds per beat in duple rhythms
  • practice types of voices: speaking/chest, head, singing, whispering, outside/yelling
  • practice sol-mi interval
  • practice ABAB form
  • prepare new solfege syllable la

First Grade Class 2

Musical objectives:

  • Practice rhythm
  • practice sol-mi interval
  • prepare new solfege syllable la
  • prepare, present, and practice “ta, ta-di” (notation of one or two sounds on a beat)

First Grade Class 3

Music objectives:

  • Practice beat, rhythm, “ta, ta-di” (1 or 2 sounds per beat)
  • Prepare new solfege syllable la
  • Prepare quarter rest (1 beat of silence)
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