In the dynamic world of music education, finding innovative and engaging tools to enhance student learning is always a priority. Today, we present to you an exciting resource that can revolutionize the way your students connect with music…the Melodic Practice Video. Whether utilized in the comfort of home or within a hybrid classroom setting, this video is a versatile learning tool that combines sound and symbol to foster a deeper understanding of musical concepts.
At its core, the Melodic Practice Video provides a clear and concise visual representation of musical notation. By bringing notation directly in front of your students, you open the doors to a multitude of learning styles and creative possibilities. There are numerous ways to engage with the video, catering to diverse student preferences and ensuring a comprehensive musical experience.
Incorporating fun and excitement into music education is crucial for keeping students motivated and inspired. With the Melodic Practice Video, you have a powerful tool at your disposal to make learning an enjoyable journey. So, gather your students, press play, and embark on a musical adventure that will enrich their understanding and love for music.
20 Ways to Use a Melodic Practice Video:
- Neutral syllable
- Solfa and handsigns
- Handsigns only
- Letter names
- Letter names and hand staff
- Tuned percussion
- Rhythm names
- Sing in retrograde
- Half class backwards/half forwards
- Take turns in singing each one – half class
- Take turns in singing each one – small groups
- Take turns in singing each one – individual
- Three groups – each group singing only one of the notes.
- Combine with inner-hearing – pitch elements
- Inner-hearing – rhythm elements
- Press pause after hearing one and perform a combination of the ideas above
- Create flashcards and show one during the playing of the melody to indicate how the students are to echo
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