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Quaver's Interactive Teaching Resources engage students, enhance classroom technology, and equip teachers to further student understanding of music concepts. Explore our full collection of resources below - organized by our twelve thematic threads key to a comprehensive music education. Learn more about our Key Thematic Threads here.

Teacher Guides
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Quaver Teacher Guides arm educators with activities, assessments, and out-of-the-box ideas for their ever-growing arsenal of creative ways to engage their students!

Teachers use each topic-based Guide as a jumping off point for planning a lesson that meets their standards and class objectives. With hours of activities to choose from– teachers are able to customize their lessons to the level of ability and interest of any classroom!

Each Quaver Teacher Guide is organized to accompany one Episode and Online Quaver Classroom from Quaver’s Essentials Program and includes:

  1. Overview: Get a snapshot of the episode content, objectives, vocabulary, and national music standards. Take a look at key scene summaries for easy reference.
  2. Lesson Intro: Lead the class in a short icebreaker activity to motivate students and prepare them for episode's subject matter.
  3. Play Episode: Find discussion suggestions for each 12-18 minute episode - a multi-faceted, multi-media, molto-musical masterpiece!
  4. Class Activity: Combine any of these activities with music from the episode to reinforce and elaborate on subject matter. Students will be singing, dancing, and clapping along in no time!
  5. Web Activities: Reinforce teaching points with creative activities on Episode-specific suggestions will have students composing their own songs to drive home the lesson.
  6. Homework: Deepen students' understanding of what they’ve learned with at home activity ideas.
  7. Assessment: Evaluate student understanding of each lesson with clearly-defined activities and musical tracks.
  8. Cross-Curriculum Activities: Connect what they've learned to other subjects - Art, Math, Language Arts, Science, History, and more!
  9. Digging Deeper: Turn up the volume on their learning by digging into advanced topics to build on each episode's subject matter.

Printed Teacher Guides accompany Essentials Program purchases. Continually-updated digital versions are located in each Online Quaver Classroom and accessible to all Essentials and QK-5 Curriculum Teachers.

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