Archives for July 2013

The Power of Music Part 4

Welcome back to the last post in The Power of Music "mini-series."  When I started writing I had no intention of doing a mini-series but I also did not want to overwhelm you with too much information in one post.  So it is what it is. Today I want to show you three tools that will allow you to use ... READ the POST

The Power of Music – Part 1

I kicked off The Power of Music Series on Blog Swap Sunday on July 14, 2013.  That day I swapped blogs with Jessica from Mrs. Harris Teaches.  In case you missed it, here is the post that started it all - The Power of Music Part 1! Hi, I am Amy the teacher/blogger behind Teaching in ... READ the POST

The Power of Music Part 3

Today I want to talk to you all about music and brain breaks!  If you missed Part 1 on Music and Content or Part 2 on Music and Procedures be sure to check them out too!  When I first started teaching I don't think I ever heard the words "brain break."  But over the last few years ... READ the POST

The Power of Music Part 2

Sunday I shared with you my thoughts on why music is so powerful and one way to use music in your classroom.  If you missed that post you can find it here.  Today I would like to share with you some other ways to use music in your classroom.  This first way just my be my absolute ... READ the POST

The Power of a First Impression

Well, here it is in case you didn't have a chance to check-it out on Miss V's blog.  This is my post from Blog Swap Sunday.  I hope you enjoy!Hi, I am Amy the teacher/blogger behind Teaching in Blue Jeans.  First, before you judge me let me say that I do NOT get to teach in blue jeans ... READ the POST

Friday Favorites – Pete the Cat and lots of freebies

 I thought Friday Favorites would be a fun way to share some of my favorite things without having to do it all at once!  This week I would love to share with you one of my favorite picture book characters.  Not only was I instantly smitten, but my class was too!  I am sure you ... READ the POST


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