Resources & Links
Find links to Resources, Standards, & Professional Organizations here.
National Association for Music Education
National Coalition for Core Arts Standards
California Music Educators Association (CMEA)
Visual and Performing Arts Content Standards for California Public Schools
CASMEC (California All-State Music Conference)
American Orff-Schulwerk Association
Dalcroze Society of America
Organization of American Kodály Educators
Central California Music Fusion (CCMF)
Links & Resources (Updated 6/3/20)
Teachers Pay Teachers
Offers lessons, worksheets, ideas some are Free and some have a fee.
Mrs. Miracle’s Music Room https://www.mrsmiraclesmusicroom.com/ For the General Music classroom.
Google Classroom and Google Hangouts- some districts use this and it's a great tool to get all students online.
Sight Reading Factory https://www.sightreadingfactory.com/educators May be able to offer free access for teachers. Allows you to create exercises to practice rhythm and pitch.
Another Resource you might find helpful- Thanks to Tess Lopes!
TEXTS & HELPFUL ARTICLES
Choksy, L. (1999). The Kodály method I and II (3rd Edition). Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ.
Choksy, L. (1988). The Kodály method: Comprehensive music education from infant to adult. Prentice- Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ.
Choksy, L. (1981). The Kodály context: Creating an environment for musical learning. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ.
Eisen, A. & Robertson, L. (1996). An American methodology. Sneaky Snake Publications: Lake Charles, LA.
Feierabend, J. (1995). Conversational solfège (levels I, II, and III). GIA Publications.
Mason, E., (2014). Sing, play, and create: All in 20 Minutes! General Music Today, 28(1) 3–7.
Rappaport, J. (1983). New pathways to art music listening: A Kodály approach appropriate for all age levels. Pro Canto Press, Marlborough, MA.
Weikart, P. S. (2006). Teaching movement & dance: A sequential approach to rhythmic movement. Highscope Press: Ypsilanti, MI, p. 19-23.
Zemke, L. (1974). Kodály: 35 lesson plans and folk song supplement. Kodály-Related Publications, Manitowoc, WI.
Beall, P. C., Nipp, S. H., & Klein, N. S. (2007). Wee sing around the world. Penguin Group: New York, NY.
Boshkoff, R. & Sorensen, K. (1995). Multicultural songs, games, and dances. OAKE.
Campbell, P.S., McCullough-Brabson, E., & Tucker, J. C. (1994). Roots and branches: A legacy of multicultural music for children. World Music Press: Danbury, CT.
Choksy, L. & Brummit, D. (1987). 120 singing games and dances for elementary schools. Prentice-Hall.
Erdei, I., Knowles, F., & Bacon, D. (2002). My singing bird: 150 folk songs from the Anglo-American, English, Scottish, and Irish traditions. The Kodály Center of America, Inc.
Erdei, P. & Komlos, K. (1989). 150 American folk songs to sing, read, and play (9th printing). Boosey & Hawkes.
Jones, B. & Lomax Hawes, B. (1987). Step it down: Games, plays, song, and stories from the Afro- American heritage. Brown Thrasher Books, The University of Georgia Press.
Locke, E. (1988). Sail Away: 155 American folk songs to sing, read, and play. Boosey & Hawkes.
Riddell, C. (1982). Handy play party book. World Around Songs: Burnsville, NC.
Even More Resources
Fulton, E. & Smith, P. (1978). Let’s slice the ice: A collection of black children’s ring games and chants. Magnamusic-Baton, St. Louis, MO.
Hall, N. A. & Syversin-Stork, J. (1994). Los pollitos dicen. Little, Brown & Company: New York.
Lomax, A. (1960). The folk songs of North America. Doubleday, Garden City, NY.
Johnston, R. (1984). Folk songs North America sings. E.C. Kerby Ltd.
Julliard Repertory Library (1970). Canyon Press, Inc.: Cincinnati, OH.
Orozco, J. & Kleven, E. (1999). “De Colores” and other Latin-American folk songs for children. Dutton Children’s Books.