Just Add Music!

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Music, Articles & Websites used in “Using Music In the Classroom” presentation © 2017 Suzanne Sherman Propp

Just Add Music! Spotify Playlist

MUSIC: (some of this music is available on the Just Add Music! Spotify Playlist, which is a constant work-in-progress)

Examples of Music to use for Transitions & Routines:

Examples of MUSIC to use to teach Curriculum (Please note that these are just a few suggestions; during the school year I use hundreds of songs for curricular purposes):

ARTICLES to Support The Use of Music In the Classroom


BOOKS to use when READING to your class:

  • A You’re Adorable song written by Buddy Kaye, Fred Wise & Sidney Lippman, book illustrated by Martha Alexander (Candlewick Press)
  • Happy song written by Pharrell Williams (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)
  • This Land Is Your Land song written by Woody Guthrie and paintings by Kathy Jakobsen (Little, Brown and Co)
  • Puff, The Magic Dragon song written by Peter Yarrow & Lenny Lipton with paintings by Eric Puybaret (Sterling Publishing)
  • Take Me Out To The Ballgame song by Jack Norworth, illustrated by Amiko Hirao, performed by Carly Simon (Imagine/A Peter Yarrow Book)

And…Are you losing your voice?  Here’s a good article for teachers regarding VOCAL HEALTH.


Contact Suzanne Sherman Propp for more information.