By Amanda G. Ellis, MT-BC
Summer is over and students and teachers are headed back to school. Many educators and therapists spend a ton of time brain storming and planning for the upcoming school year. What if there was a way to help save some of that time?
Are you a music therapist looking for additional songs for your repertoire? Are you a special education teacher looking for fresh ideas to engage and support elementary students with special needs in your classroom? Are you in private practice and working with students one-on-one? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this e-book can help!
The Back to School Batch is a digitally downloaded songbook designed with the music therapist and special education teacher in mind. This songbook features 12 songs that cover a variety of daily routines and topics that students learn in the elementary classroom. These songs are easily used with groups, as well as clients seen on a one-on-one basis. The songs in this book are appropriate for students with a wide range of diagnoses, including developmental and learning disabilities.
The Back to School Batch songbook includes:
*sheet music for all 12 songs including melody, chords and lyrics
*ideas and suggestions for implementation after each sheet music page
*full and accompaniment mp3s for all 12 songs:
- “Hello, Hello”
- “Let’s Say Good Morning”
- “7 Days in a Week”
- “What is the Weather?”
- “Around the Seasons”
- “Apples in the Basket”
- “Way Up High in the Apple Tree”
- “Autumn Leaves”
- “Big and Small”
- “Think Before You Speak”
- “Sing the Letter Sounds”
These songs will surely help you teach More with Music!