Tag Archive: qanda

Q&a – So They’re Just Not That Into You…

Downloaded from: http://afprimarysingingtime.blogspot.com/2013/03/q-so-theyre-just-not-that-into-you.html For many of you, the title of this post will have no relevance – you have totally “got” this calling:  you have the kids eating out of your hand every week, they love everything you do, and when they see you in the halls or the grocery store or in the carpool line they spontaneously burst into angelic primary song singing splendor. But for some of you…
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Q&a: How To Create An Effective Flip Chart

Downloaded from: http://afprimarysingingtime.blogspot.com/2013/02/q-how-to-create-effective-flip-chart.html Flip charts can be a great way to teach a new song.  I have several opinions about them, so I’ll share a few of those with you and then give you some ideas about how I create flip charts and how you can do it at home! Opinion #1:  Don’t overuse them.  You do not need to use a flip chart every month.  There are a lot…
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Q&a: How To Teach A Song From Scratch

Downloaded from: http://afprimarysingingtime.blogspot.com/2013/02/q-how-to-teach-song-from-scratch.html Q:  I would love a post on how to teach a song. I am a newly called chorister and being a college-age convert to the church I never experienced primary as a child. I’m just not sure how to teach a song from the beginning …..thanks! A: Yes.  Teaching a new song can be really daunting.  It doesn’t matter if you’ve done it a million times, you…
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Q&a: Using Singing Time Wisely

Downloaded from: http://afprimarysingingtime.blogspot.com/2013/02/q-using-singing-time-wisely.html Q:I’ve just been called to be the chorister and am having a hard time with structuring singing time. When do you do what? What elements does a successful singing time include? Should you do a game every time? How much time should I spend on a new song each week? A:  Well, this is a very good question (series of questions, actually)!  This will be kind of…
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