Teacher Trainer Corner

Welcome to our Teacher Trainer Corner. Here FAME members will find informative articles, great (free!) resources, and ideas for the Feierabend-inspired music program.

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First Steps in Music Articles and Resources
Call and Response Song Approach with Teacher Trainer Leslie Weaver
Vote for Me by John Crever
First Steps in Music Planning Sheets by Chris Anne Powers
The Play-Party: A Tuneful, Beatful, Artful Way to Play by Emily Maurek
Judas Maccabbee Finger Play by John Crever
“Wave” Movement Exploration by Leslie Weaver
Parent Tell Me Sheet by Connie Greenwood
Tree Dance by Lindsay Jackson
Movement Pose Cards by Stephanie Morris
Ask Me Sheets by Owen Hughes
Centers by Emily Maurek
Pitch Exploration modeled by Lindsay Jackson
Teaching on-Line Parent/Child First Steps in Music Classes by Connie Greenwood

Five Free Tech Resources to Integrate into First Steps by Amy Burns

Conversational Solfege Articles and Resources
Remember to Review One Concept from a Previous Unit in Every CS Lesson by Chris Powers
Alt-Write Techniques for Conversational Solfege by John Crever
Decoding Dilemmas by Lindsay Jackson
Efficiently Incorporating FS & CS by Chris Anne Powers
“I Have Who Has” Cards by Chris Anne Powers
Implementing Dance in Small Spaces by Emily Maurek
Unit 4 Pattern Set Recordings

General Articles and Resources
Peter Amidon’s Virtual Choir Tutorial by Peter Amidon
Women and Gender Expansive Composers in the Feierabend Classroom by Miriam Capellan
Book Review: Feierabend Fundamentals by Andy Himelick

Bridges to the Community by Lillie Feierabend
    Bridges to the Community: All School Sing
    Bridges to the Community: How to Host a Family Folk Dance
    AM Dance
    Ask Me Notes
    Ask Me: The Sequel!
    May Day

Parent Participation Day
Feierabend Friendly Seesaw Activities by Chris Anne Powers

The Male Singing Voice in the Elementary Music Classroom by Andy Himelick

Instrumental Articles
Online Learning Beginning Band Resource by James Froseth
The Singing Band by Carol Swinchoski
CS Beginning Band-Ready, Set, Go! by Carol Swinchoski
The Singing Band, Part 2 by Carol Swinchoski
The Singing Band in Time of Covid by Carol Swinchoski

Quincy Hilliard Instrumental FSIM Commission for Beginning Band

Movement 1: SHOHEEN SHO (Lullaby)

Movement 2: SAILOR, SAILOR