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Audiation – thinking in sound

Audiation is the process of both mentally hearing and understanding music, even when no music is present. In essence, audiation is thinking in music or thinking about music in a way that brain is able to give meaning to the sounds. You could compare this to a skill that many of us possess – that

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Success with the Total Fun games in your classroom

Trying to teach and play an entire activity from Total Fun in the space of one lesson is a bad idea and is likely to take the fun out of the activity. Good planning and teaching will enable the majority of your students to be drawn into the games and ensure that more students have a successful and enjoyable

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Games in the Classroom

Play is an inherent human trait. People of all ages love to play games for the simple reason that they are fun!  Consider such diverse examples as: battle simulations, hangman, crossword puzzles, role-play, computer drills, and flight simulators and you will see that games have been an integral part of education for centuries.  Why use games

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Body Percussion

Percussion sounds are produced when a player hits, scrapes, rubs or shakes an instrument to produce vibrations. The same techniques can be applied to the human body. Additionally, the body has other unique possibilities including the use of inhaled or exhaled air and vocal sounds. Body percussion involves using the body to generate percussive sounds.

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Audiation – thinking in sound

Audiation is the process of both mentally hearing and understanding music, even when no music is present. In essence, audiation is thinking in music or thinking about music in a way that brain is able to give meaning to the sounds. You could compare this to a skill that many of us possess – that

Success with the Total Fun games in your classroom

Trying to teach and play an entire activity from Total Fun in the space of one lesson is a bad idea and is likely to take the fun out of the activity. Good planning and teaching will enable the majority of your students to be drawn into the games and ensure that more students have a successful and enjoyable

Games in the Classroom

Play is an inherent human trait. People of all ages love to play games for the simple reason that they are fun!  Consider such diverse examples as: battle simulations, hangman, crossword puzzles, role-play, computer drills, and flight simulators and you will see that games have been an integral part of education for centuries.  Why use games

Body Percussion

Percussion sounds are produced when a player hits, scrapes, rubs or shakes an instrument to produce vibrations. The same techniques can be applied to the human body. Additionally, the body has other unique possibilities including the use of inhaled or exhaled air and vocal sounds. Body percussion involves using the body to generate percussive sounds.

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