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In the Middle With Mr D · 2d ago

Alabama ACDA Giveaway!

This S-Cubed Middle School Sight Singing Giveaway  is specifically for the attendees of the Alabama ACDA event on July 17, 2017!  Someone who attended the workshop today is going to win!Ente...
In the Middle With Mr D · 2W ago

How should I teach literature? Moving away from "rote" teaching...

I often get questions like the ones listed below from teachers who are using S-Cubed, the program I created to help teachers learn to teach sight singing to their beginners: *When do you sta...
In the Middle With Mr D · 2W ago

How and when does one begin to incorporate sheet music to the methodology?

I received this question from an S-Cubed user:How and when does one begin to incorporate sheet music to the methodology?Hello!I start S-Cubed on day one of the school year.I see my students ...
In the Middle With Mr D · 2W ago

Announcing the S-Cubed Sight Singing School District Pilot Program

I began sharing the S-Cubed Sight Singing Program for Beginners with teachers on TPT four years ago.When I began sharing it, I was nervous.  I didn't know whether it would translate for othe...
In the Middle With Mr D · 1M ago

Wrapping the arms of structure around your Middle School Singers

Wrapping the Arms of Structure Around Your Middle School Singers I’m not sure whether it’s a good thing or not, but I have been asked many times after a concert with my 300+ middle school ch...
In the Middle With Mr D · 1M ago

District Purchases and Multiple license discounts!

When I started teaching 400 years ago, all we had were text books that someone else purchase that I rarely used, and a small budget to purchase sheet music and warm up books (that I DID use!...
In the Middle With Mr D · 1M ago

Giveaway for Tennessee ACDA

a Rafflecopter giveaway
In the Middle With Mr D · 1M ago

Giveaway of the Middle School New Chorus Teacher Starter Pack!

Update:Good morning!The winner of the Middle School New Chorus Teacher Starter pack isMaggie Ragan!  I notified her earlier this morning.50% off until Monday night at midnight!To say “thank ...
In the Middle With Mr D · 2M ago

Meet me on Facebook LIVE on Thursday, April 27 at 7:30 PM!

On Thursday night at 7:30 PM Eastern, I'll be on Facebook LIVE for about 30 minutes.  During that time, I will discuss several things I've recently blogged about including:  recruiting boys,...
In the Middle With Mr D · 2M ago

Accountability...One of the many reasons I love Music Prodigy in My Middle School Choral Music Classroom

Every voice matters.I teach over 300 middle school choral music students each and every day.I've always struggled with the fact that it was difficult to find time to listen to them individua...