The Music in Our Homeschool Podcast with Gena Mayo for homeschooling parents looking for easy music education tips, homeschooling strategies, and music curriculum resources

The Music in Our Homeschool Podcast with Gena Mayo for homeschooling parents looking for easy music education tips, homeschooling strategies, and music curriculum resources

Enrich your homeschooling journey with the joy and ease of homeschool music education. Each week, veteran homeschooling mom of 8 and music teacher for over 30 years, Gena shares practical tips, homeschool music resources, inspiration, and encouragement for homeschool parents and teachers to seamlessly integrate music into your curriculum. From 15-minute music appreciation quick wins to in-depth explorations of music theory for homeschoolers, we've got you covered. Explore composers' stories, gain insights into music concepts, and discover affordable home education resources such as homeschool music lessons to bring quality and fullness to your homeschooling experience. Find the website at MusicinOurHomeschool.com, the online course site at Learn.MusicinOurHomeschool.com, and the Music in Our Homeschool Plus Membership at MusicinOurHomeschool.com/Membership. A popular Free Music Lessons freebie can be downloaded at MusicinOurHomeschool.com/FreeMusicLessons

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June 24, 2024 6 mins

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In our first Composer Spotlight episode for homeschoolers, we delve into the life and music of Aaron Copland, a towering figure in American classical music. Join us as we explore his journey from a young boy in Brooklyn to one of the most influential composers of the 20th century.

Aaron Copland's music is celebrated for its ability to evoke the vast landscapes and vibrant spirit of America. His uniq...

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Mastering Beginning Music Theory: The Ultimate Guide for Homeschoolers (E18)

Welcome to Music in Our Homeschool! In today's episode, we're diving deep into the world of beginning music theory. Whether you're a homeschooling parent looking to introduce your children to the fundamentals of music or a student eager to enhance your musical skills, this episode is your ultimate guide.

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Mastering Steady Beat: Essential for Homeschool Music Education | Episode 17

Welcome to another enriching episode of the Music in Our Homeschool podcast! Today, we focus on the foundational concept of the steady beat and explore its significance in homeschool music education. Understanding and mastering a steady beat is crucial not only for musical development but also for enhancing cognitive and motor s...

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In this episode of the Music in Our Homeschool podcast, we dive into the exciting world of music games for homeschooling. Incorporating music education into your homeschool curriculum can be both enjoyable and educational, and we’re here to show you how! Join Gena Mayo, a homeschooling mom of eight and music teacher for over 30 years, as she shares a variety of quick and fun music games that can easily ...

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Title: 7 Top Reasons Fine Arts in Your Homeschool is an Absolute Must Plus How To Do It! (E15) Part 2

Welcome back to the Music in Our Homeschool podcast! I’m Gena Mayo, and today we continue our discussion on the importance of fine arts in homeschooling. In part one, we defined what fine arts are and what a fine arts credit entails for homeschool high school students. If you missed that episode, be sure...

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Welcome to Part 1 of Episode 14 of the Music in Our Homeschool podcast! In this episode, Gena Mayo dives into why incorporating fine arts into your homeschool is an absolute must. Discover how you can include fine arts effortlessly and affordably, even if you lack formal training in music, art, dance, or theater. Gena, a seasoned homeschooling mom and music teacher with over 30 years of experience, prov...

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Come join the A Fine Arts Spring into a Summer Adventure into Narnia event: Homeschool Music, Art, and Poetry event for homeschool families coming May 20-22, 2024. Homeschool parents learn all about it and more in this episode.

Welcome to Episode 13 of the Music in Our Homeschool podcast! Join Gena Mayo as she unveils an exciting new collaboration with Alicia and Olivia Gratehouse of Masterpiece Society ...

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Welcome to Episode 12 of the Music in Our Homeschool podcast! Today, Gena Mayo, a seasoned homeschooling parent of nearly 20 years and a dedicated experienced  music teacher, shares 16 invaluable tips for incorporating quality music education into your busy homeschool routine. Drawing from her wealth of experience homeschooling all eight of her children, Gena offers practical advice and encouragement fo...

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Welcome to episode 11 of the Music in Our Homeschool podcast! In this episode, we're learning how Music in Our Homeschool Plus transforms music education for busy homeschool parents. Join Gena Mayo, homeschooling mom of eight and seasoned music teacher with over 30 years of experience, as she unveils the many benefits of the Music in Our Homeschool Plus music and fine arts membership for preschool ...

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Dive into the exciting origin story of the website and online course site Music in Our Homeschool with Gena Mayo on this episode of the Music in Our Homeschool podcast. Discover how Gena's passion for music education led her to create valuable resources and music education curricula for homeschoolers, starting from a simple idea to teach music history alongside other subjects for those at her in-pe...

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Join Gena Mayo on the Music in Our Homeschool podcast as she explores the profound impact of music on reading, writing, and arithmetic skills in young children. In this enlightening episode, Gena reaches into the research-backed benefits of integrating music into homeschooling, particularly through programs like KinderBach for young children. With insights drawn from decades of experience as a homeschoo...

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Join Gena Mayo on the Music in Our Homeschool podcast as she shares invaluable insights into why homeschoolers should consider having their children learn the guitar. In this episode, Gena presents "Ten Reasons to Have Homeschooled Kids Learn Guitar," highlighting the accessibility, versatility, and many benefits of this beloved instrument.

From fostering creativity and enhancing mem...

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Join Gena Mayo on the Music in Our Homeschool podcast as she unveils the enchanting world of "Songs from Pa and Laura," a brand new online course from Music in Our Homeschool. Delve into the rich history of the Little House on the Prairie book series by Laura Ingalls Wilder and discover the cherished songs woven throughout the tales of pioneer life. From Pa's beloved fiddle tunes to the h...

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In this episode of the Music in Our Homeschool podcast, host Gena Mayo shares a heartfelt reflection on the power of singing in a group, such as a choir, and offers practical insights on how to include singing in your homeschool. Drawing from personal experiences and poignant memories, Gena highlights the emotional, cognitive, and social benefits of group singing while emphasizing its profound impact on...

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Welcome to the Music in Our Homeschool Podcast, where we make music education easy and enjoyable for homeschool families! I'm Gena Mayo, your host, a homeschooling mom of eight and a seasoned music teacher with over 30 years of experience. In today's episode, we'll delve into the essential factors to consider when choosing the best homeschool music curriculum for your family. Find everyth...

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Welcome to the Music in Our Homeschool Podcast, your go-to resource for making music education enjoyable and accessible for homeschool families! I'm Gena Mayo, your host, a homeschooling mom of eight, and a passionate music teacher with over three decades of experience. In today's episode, we'll explore practical strategies for sparking your child's interest in music education when t...

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Welcome to the Music in Our Homeschool Podcast, your ultimate destination for unlocking the wonders of music education in your homeschool journey! I'm Gena Mayo, your host, and today we'll delve into the captivating realm of non-academic health benefits derived from music education, especially in your homeschool. You can find all links and resources mentioned in the episode here: https://Music...

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Welcome to the Music in Our Homeschool Podcast, your go-to resource for integrating quality music education into your homeschooling journey! I'm Gena Mayo, your host/homeschooling mama/music teacher, and today's episode is packed with exciting tips for teaching dynamics to your children. Find all links are resources mentioned in this episode here: https://MusicinOurHomeschool.com/DynamicsTips

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The Music in Our Homeschool Podcast with Gena Mayo has been years in the making, and it's finally here! Gena is a homeschooling mom of 8 and music teacher for over 30 years. The website and online course site Music in Our Homeschool started in 2015. On the podcast Gena will be sharing her best homeschooling music education tips and tricks, great resources to use to teach music in your homeschool, i...

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