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060: Sue Nicholls – Primary Music Specialist

Sue Nicholls worked as a music subject leader in many primary settings during her career as a teacher. She has published several music resource books for non-specialists for A&C Black and OUP and contributed material to many other publications. Sue now works as an independent music education consultant leading workshops and courses for schools and…

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059: Syncphonia – Replace paper scores with a digital system for your tablet

Designed and refined over two years, working with amateur and professional ensembles, Syncphonia replaces paper scores with a digital system which synchronises to the beat of a conductor or lead musician. The current bar and beat are highlighted, so players can’t get lost, pages are turned automatically, and new parts can be distributed in seconds…

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058: PRACTICAL MUSIC-TEACHING IN THE PRIMARY CLASSROOM

THE ULTIMATE MUSIC SCHEME FOR PRACTICAL MUSIC-TEACHING IN THE PRIMARY CLASSROOM Simple and intuitive video lessons with PDF plans ready to use straight away. TAKE A FREE 10 DAY TRIAL. WANT TO HEAR SOME NUMBERS TO CONVINCE YOU?  168 LESSON PLANS 600 VIDEO CLIPS 200+ NOTATIONS & ACTIVITY SHEETS An exclusive offer for Education on Fire listeners. Sign up for a…

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Nelson Mandela

Most Recent Blog Posts

Primary Music Lesson 3

Mark Taylor, director of Rhythmically Speaking, prepares a primary school class for Samba ensemble with a phonetic pattern to help learn the key rhythmic element for the reco-reco or scraper.    

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Primary Music Lesson 2 – Phonetic phrases to help learn rhythm

Mark Taylor, creator and host of the Education on Fire Podcast shares his Rhythmically Speaking project and prepares a primary school class for Samba with a phonetic pattern to help learn the key rhythmic element for the ganza or shaker.

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Primary Music Lesson – Rhythm Games

Here is Mark showing how to engage a whole class in a primary music lesson with fun rhythm games. This is an introduction to his Rhythmically Speaking samba project.

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