Assessment: Perceptions and Challenges of General and Choral Music Teachers
Practical Strategies: Aligning Orff Schulwerk and Common Core State Standards
Reflective Technology: Using Recording Tools in the Music Classroom
By Dave Thaxton
Listen to a sound recording of the spontaneous music creation referenced in the article: Reflective Technology: Using Recording Tools in the Music Classroom by David Thaxton, found in the Fall 2013 issue of The Echo.
Learning Through Exploration and Play
©2007 by Peggy McCreary
“An article with enticing illustrations in the Summer 1998 Orff Echo, “Learning From Orff Instruments,” by Giovanni Piazza, had a profound affect on my teaching. I tried some of the ideas in my classroom and began taking pictures. Each year I think that the students have invented everything possible, yet they amaze me again and again.”
The complete article contains many photos, so files may take a few moments to download.