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In the Middle With Mr D · 2W ago

Learning music should definitely not be fun, right?

Since I started sharing my ideas for teaching middle school beginners in 2013, I've been clear that my approach to teaching beginners in the public school middle school choral music classroo...
In the Middle With Mr D · 4W ago

Special Discount with Sight Reading Factory!

Announcing!  Special 10% discount Promo Code when you purchase a subscription to Sight Reading Factory as a new subscriber!Teaching Sight Singing to the true beginner is challenging.I've sha...
In the Middle With Mr D · 1M ago

Getting out from behind the piano

It's such an amazing instrument.  Children love to go to it and hit the keys because it gives them instant gratification.The smiles....It is so much fun for them.To master it (and any musica...
In the Middle With Mr D · 1M ago

They won't stop talking! What do I do?

I recently saw a post from a frustrated teacher with the following information:*Very talented kids*Won't stop talking*Leave their seats*Distract each other*Off Topic*Ignore procedures like r...
In the Middle With Mr D · 1M ago

Giveaway of Lessons 1-5 of S-Cubed Sight Singing Program!

Elementary teachers usually see their students once or twice per week at the most.  It doesn't make sense for teachers in a setting where they don't see their students very often to purchase...
In the Middle With Mr D · 1M ago

S-Cubed Level TWO Giveaway!

This week, I am giving away S-Cubed Level TWO!    You can enter from Sunday, October 22nd until Thursday, October 26th at 11:59 PM.Follow the instructions on the rafflecopter below!  a Raffl...
In the Middle With Mr D · 2M ago

October S-Cubed Sight Singing Giveaway!

Time to Give Away S-Cubed!  $249 Value!  FREE!You can enter starting Sunday, October 15th at 2 PM.  The giveaway remains open until Thursday, October 19 at 11:59 PM Eastern.Just follow the d...
In the Middle With Mr D · 2M ago

Are you ever going to grow up?

Are you ever going to grow up? Suggestions for the Middle School TeacherI was on the phone with one of my dearest friends from my college days at UNC-Greensboro recently.  I don’t recall wha...
In the Middle With Mr D · 2M ago

Facebook "LIVE" this week with Mr D!

This Wednesday night, September 27th at 6:30 PM Eastern, I will host a Facebook “LIVE” session during which I will discuss some of the ways that I work to get my newest middle school singers...
In the Middle With Mr D · 3M ago

September 9-15 Multiple License Discount

September 9-15 Multiple License DiscountIf you teach with more than one music teacher or if your district is considering buying S-Cubed Sight Singing Program for your school district, this i...