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I love teaching music to kids! I am a certified Orff Schulwerk teacher and plan to share lessons about singing, playing instruments, recorder technique, creative movement, improvisation, guided listening, and other techniques that will help you teach music better! Find more information and ideas on my blog: www.MakeMomentsMatter.org

Make Moments Matter: A Music Education Podcast David Row

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 168 Ratings

I love teaching music to kids! I am a certified Orff Schulwerk teacher and plan to share lessons about singing, playing instruments, recorder technique, creative movement, improvisation, guided listening, and other techniques that will help you teach music better! Find more information and ideas on my blog: www.MakeMomentsMatter.org

    End of Semester Q&A Spring 2024

    End of Semester Q&A Spring 2024

    This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 4/22/24. This week I talked through many of your questions about teaching elementary music.
    If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students.  I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and then do a deep dive about one grade level and share the books, instruments, songs, and process that I use to teach the lesson to kids. 
    This podcast episode contains all the audio from the Musical Monday video, but if you’d like to see a replay of the video itself you can follow this link to the archived video on YouTube. 
    Click here to see the Musical Mondays LIVE recap page where I share links to resources and ideas mentioned in the video.

    • 28 min
    Recorder - Decoding Written Notation with Kids

    Recorder - Decoding Written Notation with Kids

    This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 4/15/24. This week I shared about how I help students decode a piece and look for patterns, similarities, and clues in written music.
    If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students.  I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and then do a deep dive about one grade level and share the books, instruments, songs, and process that I use to teach the lesson to kids. 
    This podcast episode contains all the audio from the Musical Monday video, but if you’d like to see a replay of the video itself you can follow this link to the archived video on YouTube. 
    Click here to see the Musical Mondays LIVE recap page where I share links to resources and ideas mentioned in the video.

    • 32 min
    Animals Gone Wild - Primary Grade Concert Recap

    Animals Gone Wild - Primary Grade Concert Recap

    This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 4/8/24. This week I shared about my recent first grade concert called "Animals Gone Wild!"
    If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students.  I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and then do a deep dive about one grade level and share the books, instruments, songs, and process that I use to teach the lesson to kids. 
    This podcast episode contains all the audio from the Musical Monday video, but if you’d like to see a replay of the video itself you can follow this link to the archived video on YouTube. 
    Click here to see the Musical Mondays LIVE recap page where I share links to resources and ideas mentioned in the video.

    • 35 min
    Singing Voice and sol-mi Practice with Primary Grades

    Singing Voice and sol-mi Practice with Primary Grades

    This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 4/1/24. This week I shared three different ways to practice and reinforce singing voice and the sol-mi interval with primary grades.
    If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students.  I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and then do a deep dive about one grade level and share the books, instruments, songs, and process that I use to teach the lesson to kids. 
    This podcast episode contains all the audio from the Musical Monday video, but if you’d like to see a replay of the video itself you can follow this link to the archived video on YouTube. 
    Click here to see the Musical Mondays LIVE recap page where I share links to resources and ideas mentioned in the video.

    • 31 min
    Recorder Poly Spots and Jigsaw Melodies Resource

    Recorder Poly Spots and Jigsaw Melodies Resource

    This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 3/25/24. This week I shared two different activities for recorder including poly spot matching and movement and Jigsaw Melodies.
    If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students.  I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and then do a deep dive about one grade level and share the books, instruments, songs, and process that I use to teach the lesson to kids. 
    This podcast episode contains all the audio from the Musical Monday video, but if you’d like to see a replay of the video itself you can follow this link to the archived video on YouTube. 
    Click here to see the Musical Mondays LIVE recap page where I share links to resources and ideas mentioned in the video.

    • 30 min
    Recorder Echo and Examples - The First Weeks!

    Recorder Echo and Examples - The First Weeks!

    This episode of the podcast is a replay containing the audio version of the Musical Monday LIVE video recorded on 3/18/24. This week I shared about some basic skills building I do with my beginning recorder players.
    If you’re not familiar with musical Mondays, every Monday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time I go live on Facebook and Instagram to share about the lessons that I’m using in class with my students.  I give a recap of my K-5 lessons and then do a deep dive about one grade level and share the books, instruments, songs, and process that I use to teach the lesson to kids. 
    This podcast episode contains all the audio from the Musical Monday video, but if you’d like to see a replay of the video itself you can follow this link to the archived video on YouTube. 
    Click here to see the Musical Mondays LIVE recap page where I share links to resources and ideas mentioned in the video.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
168 Ratings

168 Ratings

Ladynea ,

Best Music Ed podcast

Every episode I take away at least one (if not 10) ideas that I can implement in my classroom. He is so fun and you can just tell that he is a fantastic music educator.

A Real Girl ,

Amazing Content for Music Teachers!

David Row is someone I admire so much as a teacher. I am so thankful he is willing to share so much information with other music teachers to help make our teaching lives easier!

🎶shelby🎶 ,

This podcast is AMAZING!!!

I love David row. He is an amazing music educator and I have no idea how he has all the time for the things he does. I am so thankful he does a podcast and shares his talents with the world!! Give this podcast a 5 star rating and listen. You’ll be a better educator and human because of it!

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