Rhythm Counting in Music Class

One of the core strategies within ๐—”๐—ฉ๐—œ๐—— is building ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—–๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐˜๐˜†, the level of trust and degree of safety among members of a group. Each day teachers at WDE work to develop authentic relationships and engage students in motivational, energetic activities that promote positive community.

In Mr. Hightโ€™s Kindergarten music class this week, he used AVID best practices to teach teamwork and rhythm counting by organizing students into different instrument groups that maximize the diversity and contributions of each learner. These fun and focused learning experiences help to create an environment that establishes a safe and exciting learning community.