• Music play online right at home!

    Posted by JODIE MCALLISTER on 5/6/2021

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    Musicplayonline.com is the site we use in music class. Did you know you can access it right at home? That means all of the songs, games and dances can be done right in the comfort of your own living room. Follow the directions below to login!

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  • April Fun Board!

    Posted by JODIE MCALLISTER on 4/8/2021

    We are in the home stretch for this school year!

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    Here is our April Fun Board for you to try at home. 

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  • MIOSM Presentation

    Posted by JODIE MCALLISTER on 3/17/2021

    March is music in our schools month, and Goose Bay Elementary is no exception! Early this month I asked our kiddos what music means to them. Each child created their own sentence and artwork about what music does, is and makes them become. I compiled all the responses and turned it into a presentation. As part of the experience I've included audio clips of our Kindergarten, First and Second Grade Music Classes. You can watch it here. 

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  • March Fun Board

    Posted by JODIE MCALLISTER on 3/1/2021

    Our March fun board is active now!

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    You will find a variety of activities featuring the beloved Author Dr. Seuss, 

    Irish music and Music in our Schools Month! 

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  • February Music Fun Board!

    Posted by JODIE MCALLISTER on 2/4/2021

    And here is the Music fun Board for February!

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    The main themes are love, kindness and learning to read notes on the staff for Superbowl. So far the Cupid on the Run is a hit! With the cold temperatures this week, I included it in my lessons to counteract indoor recess and to give the kids another opportunity to move! Although designed for PE, musicians can benefit as the game helps build student focus, attention, and response to visual and aural cues. Plus it helps them get their sillies out! The rest of the board includes stories, rhythm playalongs, and features some of my favorite African American performers just in time for Black history month. Ella Fitzgerald's Tisket Tasket, the Harlem Globe Trotters' rhythm basketball moves, Nat King Cole's L-O-V-E, and Mary Mary's cover of "Put a little love in your heart." We also play homage to the Beatles with a children's world music cover of "All you need is love." Kiddos from  Asia and Africa collaborated together to show us what is most important- Love and Kindness. :) Enjoy!

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  • Note Name Memory Game!

    Posted by JODIE MCALLISTER on 1/26/2021 12:00:00 PM

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    This week our kiddos began to learn about the Treble Staff! This is a device musicians use to read music. We also played a fun note name memory game together in class. If you'd like to play it at home, please visit musicplayonline.com . Once you're there click on the label on the right side of the page. The site doesn't allow me to directly link the game to my blog. But you should still be able to get there. Enjoy!

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  • Happy New Year!

    Posted by JODIE MCALLISTER on 1/8/2021

    Welcome back everyone! We are almost finished with our

    first week of 2021. Here are the January Links for our GBE music Class!

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    I'd like to share with you a fun website

    to try called Chrome Music Lab: Song Maker!   

    To see some of our student compositions click here!

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  • Virtual Winter Concert

    Posted by JODIE MCALLISTER on 12/18/2020

    Announcing our first ever Virtual Winter Concert here at Goose Bay Elementary School! I am excited to share our student efforts with our family, friends and Goose Bay Community. 

     

    Goose Bay Elementary School Virtual Winter Concert 2020-2021

     

    All GBE students perform in a socially distanced atmosphere, and the music room and all materials are disinfected after each use. In addition, students are required to sanitize before and after the use of all materials to keep everyone safe. In these unprecedented times, it is important to look at what is important, and focus on the good. This is where we find our resilience and strength. Here's to a happy, healthy Holiday Season into 2021. We are Goose Bay Strong!

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  • At Home Learning!

    Posted by JODIE MCALLISTER on 12/8/2020

    Today is an at home learning day on this snowy day in Alaska. Kids can access our December Music Board to engage in music learning right at home. You can also follow me on my Facebook Page "Music Time with Mrs. McAllister"!  I hope you have a cozy warm day with your families, and maybe even some time to go play in the snow. I will see you soon! Love Mrs. M. :)

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  • December Board and Winter Break Countdown!

    Posted by JODIE MCALLISTER on 11/30/2020 12:00:00 PM

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    Our December  and Winter Break Countdown Boards are ready for you to use right at home!

    Mrs. Diaz and Mr. Sherk's classes got to decorate a virtual christmas tree in class.

    To decorate your own tree at home- click here!

     

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