*Making the Most of the Middle
Teaching advanced musical concepts for upper elementary and middle schoolers is tricky. Engaging this fun age group with meaningful learning can be difficult but not impossible. In this session, general music and ensemble teachers alike will learn how to engage and tap into prior knowledge by providing age-appropriate music that appeals to them through games, social learning, and challenges, reaching all types of learners.
Learning Objective 1
Attendees will learn how to engage students in age-appropriate learning for musical concepts.
Learning Objective 2
Attendees will learn how to tap into students' prior knowledge from elementary music learning for the benefit of their ensembles.
Learning Objective 3
Attendees will leave with an actionable, wide-range of activities, games, and teaching strategies for upper elementary and middle school students.
Choral, Elementary, Strings, Band