Charanga is the winner of the Music Teacher Awards for Excellence: Best Digital/Technological Resource. It encompasses a comprehensive wealth of resources ranging from week-by-week lessons for each year group (from Reception to Year 6), to a vast library of individual songs and courses. It is ideal for specialist and non-specialist teachers and provides lesson plans, assessment, clear progression, and engaging and exciting whiteboard resources for every lesson.
Introduction to Charanga
A useful document to help guide teachers through the initial setup and use of Charanga. This includes: schemes of work, freestyle (where you create a bespoke scheme of work), and my workspace. Click here.
Charanga launch and initial training: 30/09/2019
Training notes for teachers new to using Charanga. This includes: Reception learning example, Year 4 Learning Example “Mama Mia”, and composing with Charanga. Click here.
Using Charanga for Well-being
Our favourite Charanga resources that can be used across all Primary School age ranges, in any part of the curriculum time to develop well-being. This “how to” guide explores: Using the voice for mindfulness, feel-good songs to sing, and listening for mindfulness. Click here.
Using Charanga for national curriculum subjects
This document explores a selection of Charanga resources that link to national curriculum subjects. Across a variety of age ranges, that subjects linked are: English, Maths, Science, Art and Design, Citizenship, Languages, Geography and History. Click here.
Did you know…?
…That you can teach a First Access style course on instruments such as the Recorder, Ukulele and African Drums (and more!) through Charanga? CLICK HERE to be taken to the Instruments section of Charanga, for step by step teaching and easy to use resources, even for non-music specialist teachers!
Stay tuned for more – this is the first in a short series of fortnightly tips coming from your friendly SoundStorm Coordinators…