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Just Orffin’ Around Recorder Series Teaching Guide


by Synthia MacEachern

(123 pages + Interactive Google Site)

This is an eBook for digital download. Bundle this with the student book and use the code “recorder” at checkout to receive $5 off!

This book includes arrangements, teaching strategies, and helpful visual aids that can be used for learning the recorder. Synthia MacEachern provides everything you need to create engaging music lesson plans that spiral through introductory instrumental learning.


Syndi MacEachern, author of Just Orffin’ Around, is back with this engaging recorder method book aimed at upper elementary students.

Through a variety of engaging exercises, students will use the recorder to sing, play, move, and create! This teaching guide includes strategies for approaching group instruction and accompanies the student guide. Plus, this resource links to an interactive google site with practice tools and supports for students.

In the book, you’ll find an exhaustive method, including:

  • visual aids for new learners
  • sheet music for beginner folk tunes
  • support for technique (including fingering, embouchure, etc.)
  • original orffestrations
  • worksheets for students
  • digital resources for practice and application including scores, backing tracks, and jamboards

This resource is perfect for a teacher who is introducing recorder for the first time or a veteran teacher who wants to enrich their current curriculum!




Synthia MacEachern

About the Author

Synthia MacEachern is an Orff inspired primary music specialist on Prince Edward Island, Canada. She holds a Bachelor of Music Education. from the University of Prince Edward Island and a Masters Degree in Literacy  Education from Mt. St. Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. In 2012, she completed her Orff Levels Training through Carl Orff Canada and has studied with Joe Berarducci, Debra Gieblehaus-Maloney, Doug Goodkin, and other celebrated Orff Educators. She creates inspiring teacher resources on TeacherspayTeachers and authors the blog “Just Orffin’ Around.”


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