The Elementary Music Teacher Academy

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A membership site created for elementary music teachers by Jessica Peresta of thedomesticmusician.com. In the academy, you'll get monthly resources, training, and lessons to help relieve your stress so you can find the work-life balance you so desire.

  • AUGUST: Classroom Management, Procedures, Setting Expectations, Communication

    3 videos — 5 extras

    In August, a training video and PDF resources and recommended resources will be added about procedures, classroom management, parent communication, and student expectations.

  • SEPTEMBER: Teaching singing, song writing, instruments, and movement

    9 videos — 5 extras

    In September, a live training, PDF resources, video lessons and lessons plans, and recommended resources will be added about teaching singing, song writing, instruments, and movement.

  • OCTOBER- Teaching holiday songs throughout the school year

    7 videos — 6 extras

    This month, we'll talk about all things related to teaching holiday songs throughout the school year

  • NOVEMBER: Effectively teaching songs from other cultures

    0 videos — 2 extras

    This month, we'll talk about how to effectively teach songs from other cultures.

  • Printable Lesson Plans
    0 videos — 43 extras

    Printable Lesson Plans

    0 videos — 43 extras

    These printable lesson plans go along with the elementary music video lessons. New lesson plans will be added periodically.

  • Teacher Resources and Training
    10 videos — 16 extras

    Teacher Resources and Training

    10 videos — 16 extras

    Resources for teachers and including video teacher training, a curriculum map, lesson plan template, and other printables. These files are saved as PDF but can be converted to Word on your computer.

  • Melody, Harmony, Partner Songs, Rounds

    10 videos

    These songs teach melody, harmony, partner songs, and rounds. In each lesson, you'll find activities to do with the songs including movement and instruments. You can find the accompanying lesson plans under the printable lesson plans category.

  • Speech Pieces and Poems

    5 videos

    These speech pieces and poems add movement and instruments to make them musical. You can find the accompanying lesson plans in the printable lesson plans category.

  • Songs from Other Cultures

    4 videos

    These songs from other cultures and countries include ideas to go along with each song including movement, instruments, and games. Refer to the teacher resources category for a culture of the month PDF resource and to the printable lesson plans category for lesson plans to accompany each lesson.

  • Folk Dances
    3 videos

    Folk Dances

    3 videos

    These are folk dances you can teach in your elementary music classroom. More folk dances are being added this school year in this category. You can find the accompanying lesson plans in the "printable lesson plans" category.

  • Body percussion and Movement Lessons

    5 videos

    These lessons teach body percussion and movement to lower and upper elementary students. You can find the accompanying lesson plans under the "Printable Lesson Plans" category.

  • Holiday and Patriotic Songs

    7 videos

    These are Patriotic songs and songs from other holidays like Christmas and Halloween. You can find the accompanying lesson plans in the printable lesson plans category.

  • Recorder
    5 videos — 5 extras

    Recorder

    5 videos — 5 extras

    In these recorder lessons, students will learn how to play the recorder correctly, how to read notes on the staff, and how to count rhythms.

  • Beginning Piano
    12 videos — 1 extra

    Beginning Piano

    12 videos — 1 extra

    Beginning piano lessons with an accompanying workbook. These lessons are perfect to teach in private lessons, in a group piano class, or in a keyboard lab in your classroom.

  • Intermediate Piano
    12 videos — 1 extra

    Intermediate Piano

    12 videos — 1 extra

    Intermediate piano lessons with an accompanying workbook. These lessons are perfect to teach in private lessons, in a group piano class, or in a keyboard lab in your classroom.

  • The Elementary Music Teacher Academy

    A membership site created for elementary music teachers by Jessica Peresta of thedomesticmusician.com. In the academy, you'll get monthly resources, training, and lessons to help relieve your stress so you can find the work-life balance you so desire.

  • The Elementary Music Teacher Blueprint

    21 videos

    The Elementary Music Teacher Blueprint is the course that will give you the tools you need to create a successful music program. Whether you're right out of college, have switched to elementary from a secondary or general teaching position, or are at a new school with few resources, this course w...

  • Piano Course Level 1

    12 videos

    This course is for students with little to no piano knowledge and is designed to take a student (young or old) all the way to playing a song successfully from memory.

    You can purchase the course separately, or watch the piano lessons in The Domestic Musician Academy at watch.thedomesticmusicia...