Movie Soundtrack Analysis – Home Alone

Cover of Musical Analysis of the movie soundtrack Home Alone

Movie Soundtrack Analysis: Home Alone Do you need one more “last week before the holidays” activity?⁣ I don’t know about you, but I’m tired and ready for a break!  Lucky for you, I’m offering a great no prep, printable movie soundtrack analysis activity that is sure to engage your students before winter break. Bonus – it’s […]

Music Listening as a Mental Health Strategy

Music project for mental health - Soundtrack of My Life Mega Bundle

Music Listening as a Mental Health Strategy As music teachers, I’m sure you already know that there is a huge connection between music and our emotions… but do your students know that? We teach them about music theory, analysis, and appreciation, but sometimes we forget to talk about music’s most common use: helping us feel […]

Podcasts for the Music Classroom

3 ways to use podcasts in your music classroom

Podcasts for the Music Classroom Engaging middle schoolers can sometimes feel like a challenge. We want our students to be critical thinkers and actively engage in music related discussions. We also want to meet them where they’re at and incorporate their interests. So how can you do both? By integrating podcasts into your music classroom. Don’t […]

Music Projects for Middle School Students

music projects for middle school students

3 Music Projects for Middle School Students Are you trying to find engaging project-based learning activities for your middle school music students? Personally, I want my students to deepen their skills as music makers, critical thinkers, and problem solvers when they spend time in my music classroom.  Opportunities for playing and performance are important. But […]