Every music teacher knows the power of a good story. They engage students, promote literacy, and can be a jumping off point for students to explore their own creativity. This workshop will immerse participants in stories and how to use them to encourage musical creativity. We will look at a variety of books for the elementary grade levels and experience different musical activities that incorporate musical skills and creativity.
Participants are asked to bring a storybook to share and a laptop/tablet. During the day we will choose 4-5 books to focus on in the afternoon session. We will be building and presenting musical activities for each of the focus books. Participants will have a hard copy of the activities sent to them digitally after the workshop.