With the Fall being an unknown. Are we going to be in-person? Are we going to be on computers? Will we have school?
As you're thinking about what you can do this Fall, think about introducing more creative music making. Many of us feel tied to performance standards and expectations, but consider changing what your students do to allow them to create music. This can be easily done with online music creating platforms like BandLab.com or Soundtrap. If students have iPads or iMacs, they can use GarageBand.
When performance ideas seem like an impossibility, think about teaching all those things you always wanted to teach. Can a 2nd grader write a song? Can they write? Can they musical ideas on a computer? If so, then YES! They can write a song.
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Kevin is President of IMEA for 2019-20.