Article Topic Listings

Classroom Management

Attention Getters by Angelie Timm, Amiee Newman – TIPS SongWorks Newsletter, December 2012Color Coding by Jeannette Potvin – TIPS SongWorks Newsletter, December 2012Listening Check by Tony Williamson – TIPS SongWorks Newsletter, December 2012

Managing Song Games:
NAME GAMES: How do you keep students engaged throughout name games? TIPS for September by Deb Eikenbary, Kathi Smith, Jeanette Potvin, Anna Langness – SongWorks Newsletter, September 2011

TURNS IN GAMES: How do you handle situations with “turns” in song games? TIPS for October by Betty Phillips, Esther Campbell, Vickey Suarez, Heather Hicks – SongWorks Newsletter, October 2011

INVITATIONS: by Anna Langness – TIPS SongWorks Newsletter – December 2012
by Mary Springer – TIPS SongWorks Newsletter, November 2012

INTRODUCING A SONG by Mary Springer and Tony Williamson – SongWorks Newsletter, November 2011 & December 2011

Singing Transitions:
– by Daisy Cochran – TIPS SongWorks Newsletter, December 2012
– by Molly Feigal – TIPS SongWorks Newsletter, November 2012

Study Buddies by Anne Mendenhall – SongWorks Newsletter, December 2012

Student Responsibility by Mary Springer – TIPS SongWorks Newsletter, December 2012

Sweet Girls: Finding “The Look” by:
Peggy Bennett & Bronwen Davies Fox – SongWorks Newsletter, May 2012
Peggy Bennett & RuthAnne Fisher – SongWorks Newsletter, June 2012
Peggy Bennett & Meghan Meloy, – SongWorks Newsletter, July 2012
Peggy Bennett & Samantha Smith – Newsletter, March/April 2012

Goals

Goals for K Music by Judy Suvak (1992) – reprinted in SongWorks Newsletter, June 2013
Planning for Fourth Grade by Terolle Turnham & Anna Langness – SongWorks Newsletter, July 2013
Framing Your Instructional Goals by Terolle Turnham – SongWorks Newsletter, July 2013

Presenting Goals by Anna Langness – SongWorks Newsletter, July 2013
Music study behaviors
Music skills
Melody study

Holiday Activities/Special Times of the Year

A Winter Activity by Pam Vellutini – SongWorks Newsletter, December 2010
A Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration by Angelie Timm – SongWorks Newsletter, January 2012

Back to School
1. Beginning a new year by:
a. Molly Feigal and Paige Macklin – SongWorks Newsletter, September 2010
b. Marilyn Winter, Lisa Schoen, Kate Smith, Leah Steffen, Danielle Solan – SongWorks Newsletter, August 2012
c. Jojo Lai, Angelie Timm, Natalie Nugent, Sandy Murray, Aimee Newman – SongWorks Newsletter, September 2012

Back to School with Antonio by Tony Williamson – SongWorks Newsletter, August 2011
It’s a Brand New Year by Mary Lou Heslip – SongWorks Newsletter, September 2010

Christmas
Jingle Bells by Rohrbourg – SongWorks Newsletter, December 2009
Jingle Bells by Tony Williamson – SongWorks Newsletter, November 2012
The Nutcracker Suite by Peggy Bennett – SongWorks Newsletter, December 2010
Secret Holiday Songs by Anna Langness – SongWorks Newsletter, December 2010
Hop Old Squirrel Holiday Language Activities by Pam Bridgehouse – SongWorks Newsletter, December 2008

Instrumental Applications

A Few Reflections by Marilyn Winter – SongWorks Newsletter, January 2011
Teaching Tonguing on Wind Instruments by Marilyn Winter – TIPS SongWorks Newsletter, December 2012
Using Instruments Your Classes by Terolle Turnham – SongWorks Newsletter, October & November 2013

Listening Activities

Haydn’s Surprise Symphony by Rebekah Butter Grathwol – SongWorks Newsletter, January 2007
Sabre Dance by Peggy Bennett – SongWorks Newsletter, September 2010

Music in the Classroom Setting

Down the River: A Vocabulary Lesson by Taylors Falls Fifth Grade Teachers – SongWorks Newsletter, November 2012
Flight of the Bumblebee: Collaborating in Writing by Marilyn Winter – SongWorks Newsletter, May 2010
Hop Old Squirrel Holiday Language Activity by Pam Bridgehouse – SongWorks Newsletter, December 2008
Redefining Why We Do What We Do: Rethinking early literacy by Bonnie Davison – SongWorks Newsletter, January 2011
What’s in a Song?: A Workshop for Classroom Teachers – SongWorks Newsletter, January 2013
Work Play – Shoo Fly by Pam Bridgehouse – SongWorks Newsletter, February 2009

Philosophy

A Problem of Economy by Pam Bridgehouse – SongWorks Newsletter, April 2010

Education? Why? By Peggy Bennett – SongWorks Newsletter, January 2010

Hey, What’s Your Conation? by Peggy Bennett – SongWorks Newsletter, October 2009

It’s a Miracle!: Making music is a miracle. Making music with other people is a miracle multiplied. – SongWorks Newsletter, July 2010

“My Oh My, O Myelin!” by Peggy Bennett – SongWorks Newsletter, March 2010
Reflecting on the “Right Answer Game” by Marilyn Winter – SongWorks Newsletter, May 2010

The Value of Play:
1. Playfulness!: Full of Play In and Out of the Classroom – SongWorks Newsletter, February 2010
2. About Play Parties – SongWorks Newsletter December, 2009
3. Come, Let’s Play! “Stuart Brown on Play” by Marilyn Winter – SongWorks Newsletter, January 2013
4. Value of Play by Mary Springer – SongWorks Newsletter, January 2007

The Value of Arts in Education by Peggy Bennett – SongWorks Newsletter, June 2009
The Value of Singing Every Day with Children by Molly Feigal – SongWorks Newsletter, October 2010
Valuing the Volley: What Dogs and Tennis Can Teach Us About Teaching and Living by Peggy Bennett – SongWorks Newsletter, January 2012
We’ve Had a Good Time Playing the Game: Now What? by Peggy Bennett – SongWorks Newsletter, August 2013
Why Art by Mary Springer – SongWorks Newsletter, June 2006 & January 2007
Will We Ever Really Know How We Influence Those We Teach? by Marilyn Winter – SongWorks Newsletter, November 2010
President’s Letter by Terolle Turnham – SongWorks Newsletter December 2013

Professional Growth

Feedback on Presentations by Peggy Bennett – SongWorks Newsletter, May 2013
Getting Organized by Terolle Turnham (President’s Letter) – SongWorks Newsletter, August 2013

Repertoire

Darby Town – The Derby Ram by Eiko Oyoko – SongWorks Newsletter January 2013
Jingle Bells by L. Rohrbourg – SongWorks Newsletter, December 2009
Jump For Joy! By Anne Mendenhall – SongWorks Newsletter, January 2011
Our Old Sow by Marilyn Winter – SongWorks Newsletter, July 2013
People Who Live in Glass Houses by Judy Fjell – SongWorks Newsletter, June 2006
Sailing Down the River with Three in the Middle by Marilyn Winter (1992) reprinted in SongWorks Newsletter, June 2013
Secrets in Songs: Activities for Intermediate Ages by Terolle Turnham – SongWorks Newsletter, August 2013

Rain, Rain
Let’s Catch a Rooster
Goin’ Down the Railroad
Man’s Life’s a Vapor

Three Men Went A-Hunting by Tony Williamson – SongWorks Newsletter, March/April 2009
Turkey in the Straw by Kathi Smith – SongWorks Newsletter, November 2008
Turkey Song by Pam Bridgehouse – SongWorks Newsletter, November 2009
The Wax Museum by Pam Vellutini – SongWorks Newsletter 2012

Singing

Back to School Conditioning for Voices by Anna Langness and Angelie Timm – SongWorks Newsletter, August 2011
Favorite Songs for Young Choirs by Anna Langness – SongWorks Newsletter, January 2006
Ideas for Choral Music by Deb Eikenbary – SongWorks Newsletter, October 2009
Ideas for Singing in Rounds with Children by Marilyn Winter – SongWorks Newsletter, October 2011
Music Map in the Choir Setting – Sandy Murray, SongWorks Newsletter, December 2012
Partner Songs (Three Blind Mice/Bluebird) by Leah Steffen, SongWorks Newsletter, November 2012
Why Sing with Children Every Day? by Molly Feigal – SongWorks Newsletter, December 2011
Part Singing & Part Listening by Anna Langness – SongWorks Newsletter, October 2013
Wildbirds and Kagome by Marilyn Winter – SongWorks Newsletter, December 2013
Vapors by Doug BartholomewSongWorks Newsletter, January 2014

Sound to Symbol Activities

After the Games: Rich and Engaging Musical Study by Anna Langness – SongWorks Newsletter, September 2013
Rain, Rain
Goin’ Down the Railroad
Let’s Catch a Rooster
Man’s Life’s a Vapor

Antiphonning/Song Dotting by Anna Langness – TIPS SongWorks Newsletter, December 2012
I Bought Me a Cat – Mi Re Do songs by Anne Mendenhall – SongWorks Newsletter, December 2012
Bluebird/Three Blind Mice Ideographs by Leah Steffen – SongWorks Newsletter, November 2012
Our Old Sow Rhythm Study by Marilyn Winter – SongWorks Newsletter, July 2013
Solfa Sticks by Judy Fjell – SongWorks Newsletter, June 2006
Three Blind Mice by Marilyn Winter – SongWorks Newsletter, September 2013

Story Telling

Wildbirds and Kagome by Marilyn Winter – SongWorks Newsletter, December 2013