We had a busy week in elementary music! Filled with composing, new songs, playing the instruments, and the start of our piano and guitar units! Grade 4 student composing an original musical motive after learning about Beethoven's fifth symphony. Grade 4 student practicing her musical motive composition...

We had another awesome week in first grade! This week we continued growing our classroom community by playing games, sharing about ourselves, and reviewing our classroom rules. We began building our reading and writing workshop routines, as well as developing our Everyday Math routines. Ask...

We had a great week in elementary music! Each grade level started off the new year in music singing and playing instruments. Grade 1 through Grade 5 brushed up their music reading skills in preparation for the piano unit. Primary 1 and PreK/PS created music and practiced keeping a steady beat with percussion instruments. Out of the classroom, children...

We've had a great first week in first grade! We focused on setting routines and procedures, like walking in line. Students helped create our carpet and classroom rules, as well as an alphabet to hang above our board and on our word wall. We explored...