Monthly Archives: September, 2013

Worth Every Hour

If you’ve been following my blog, you’ve figured out that one of my favorite things to do is to design a solution to a daily problem that is bugging me. Listen, friend, I am about to share one of my favorite brain-a-maniac ideas which took several hours…no, really…days… to accomplish, but, “Boy, oh, boy!” has it made my teaching …

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Run To Target!

If you shop at Target, be sure to check out their $1 aisle this week for amazing finds! The BINGO cards could be used in, oh, so many ways and the wee erasers and pumpkins would be perfect for all sorts of games and/or melodic or rhythmic decoding activities. The ideas are endless, but do be …

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Triangle Stress Quick Fix!

Yes, triangles are a true ringer when it comes to an instrument children love to play;  however, I’m certain you have experienced triangle stress when those wily little shapes of steel turn and twist as children are attempting to catch an edge to strike. And, let’s just talk about how easily they slip off the holder when passed …

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Teachers Make A Difference

Well, Blog Friends, you may have noticed that I have not posted in a while.  The simple, yet devastating reason is that I lost Stan, my dear husband of 26 years, on May 4, of a sudden cardiac arrest.  Stan was remarkable in life and managed to squeeze a lot of significance into 57 short …

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