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Don’t Laugh at Me

Have you heard this song? The song was written and recorded by country singer, Mark Wills. I once saw Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul and Mary) sing it and talk about his ant-bullying program during a back-to-school teacher institute day. …

Faces for Behavior Chart

These faces were drawn by my art teacher friend. They can be used for a behavior chart like this one – or however you want. Visuals (See downloads at bottom of page.) See also behavior Printable faces (PDF) Download PDF

Character Counts

Does anyone else do Character Counts? I found/edited songs for each of the character traits and taught my Chorus to sing them for the school assemblies – and the other students learned the refrains to sing along. Here are some …

First Day of School

On the first day of school, there are procedures I need to discuss, but I always want to open and close the class with fun musical experiences! Here are some ideas: Teach the school song Or if you don’t have …

Clip Behavior System

One idea that has been effective for me in the music room is this clip system. At a former school of mine, all teachers had a laminated poster like this one. (But even if other teachers don’t have one, you …

MUSIC letters

Printable Letters (See download at bottom of page.) See also These can be used with the class behavior plan. Class reward plan 4 sets of MUSIC letters Download PDF

Music awards

Suggested Use – At the end of each music class, choose one student who did a good job to receive an award. (Keep track of who receives awards.) If there is a class reward plan, that student can add a …

Behavior in the Music Classroom / Music Rules Posters

Music Rules Posters & Specials Behavior Form (See downloads at bottom of page. Each number has a corresponding button.) 1 1 1 2 Let’s face it: one of the most difficult things about teaching is classroom discipline. But, it’s a …

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