Designed for Teachers, Loved by Students
Quaver’s Texas Curriculum for Grades K-8 is unlike any other in that it’s a fully-digital resource, designed for music educators and embraced by students worldwide. Choose a specific feature of the Curriculum for step-by-step guidance or explore each individual element from the list below.
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Quaver Resource Descriptions
Explore the list below for a full picture of the teaching resources available with a Quaver Curriculum license:
216 K-5 Quaver Curriculum Lessons full of interactive elements and fully-developed PDF lesson plans for a 36-week school year. Lessons are packed with singing, moving, playing instruments, interactive elements for every screen and surface, and serious fun for students and teachers. Q6-8 include 14 multi-week group projects to encourage a lifelong love of music in all middle school students!
Quaver’s Song-Based Lessons help teachers develop students’ musical knowledge and skills using tools and techniques inspired by the Kodály, Orff, and Music Learning Theory approaches to music education. Each lesson revolves around a folk song or theme and includes interactive screens to engage the entire class while also providing opportunities for student-directed learning.
Quaver Choral Resources
Quaver Choral Resources will provide elementary music specialists with quality choral resources and pedagogical support for vocal instruction in grades 3 through 5. Our choral lessons will teach a breadth of musical concepts, vocal techniques, and transferable skills, that will take singers from elementary vocal music into middle school choir and beyond.
ClassPlay is our interactive song resource library with more than 600 traditional, folk, world, classical, holiday, patriotic, and original songs. ClassPlay also houses songs for teaching recorder, ukulele, keyboard, and Orff instruments, and includes options for various rhythm counting methods, keys, tempos, and method-specific activities for Kodály, Orff and many other teaching approaches!
The Resource Manager is home to a searchable Library of over 6,500 resources and powerful customization functionality that allows you to rearrange, adapt, or extend Quaver Curriculum Lessons.
Custom Curriculum Builder
Our Custom Curriculum Builder makes it easy to access and manipulate custom content created at QuaverMusic.com. Teachers can sequence their lessons in a variety of ways, combining Quaver Lessons, Song-Based Lessons, and own Custom Lessons for a super personalized look at their Curriculum!
Essentials is home to topic-based Online Quaver Classrooms full of teaching resources (worksheets, music tracks, quizzes, songs and Interactive Whiteboard Activities) that correspond to our 30 high-energy episodes.
Quaver’s World Music helps you introduce students to songs and cultures from around the world with an interactive map, song lists for each continent, and an in-depth exploration of 15 percussion instruments.
Bach’s Brain is home to short, memorable video vignettes that connect music with real life skills through the lives of history’s greatest composers. Each vignette includes an interactive quiz to assess class comprehension.
Student Interactives are web-based activities for student devices that complement Quaver teaching content. They can be accessed by any mobile web browser and work on both iOS and Android devices, as well as laptop computers.
Quaver’s World is our virtual world of musical creation and fun where students can create FREE accounts to compose their own music, play musical games, and win awards for using their musical knowledge and imagination!
Teacher Administration makes it easy to organize and track student activity, distribute and collect customized assignments electronically, see auto-graded assessments appear instantly in your GradeBook, and much more!
With an online curriculum comes online support. Quaver’s Support Hub is home to interactive professional development modules, tech help, and 24/7 online support.
The Quaver Curriculum includes 4 fully-developed musicals for students in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade. With everything you need built right into your Curriculum, teachers and students will be ready for lights, camera, and action in no time!.
Quaver’s Teacher Toolbox is a treasure trove of extra elements to utilize in the classroom, helping teachers enhance every lesson with engaging activities. All Teacher Toolbox IWB Activities are compatible with SMART Board, Promethean, and other interactive whiteboards – or with a computer/projection screen.
QuaverBooks are engaging digital books that include interactive content and are accessible to teachers and students from any computer or mobile device. These fast-paced digital books touch on everything from Classical composers and Madrigal singers to modern Folk music, Blues, Jazz, Country, and much more!
With four releases every calendar year, Quaver teachers are regularly introduced to new content and functionality. Our Featured Resources Menu makes it easy to digest what’s new and find it within the Quaver Program. A selection of six featured resources is regularly rotated to keep teachers informed, educated, and excited about the latest updates to QuaverMusic.com.