To use or not to use CD in class

  • Hello!


    About to start my first class and am forgetting whether or not to use the music on the CD's in class.  I enjoy the instrumental accompaniment to the songs and wish there were an instrumental track to be used in class.  Especially with the younger ages.  


    Would Lynn like for SMR teachers to sing along with the CD tracks in class or are the CD's to be used for our own edification?


    Thank you

  • Lynn Kleiner
    Lynn Kleiner I enjoy introducing many of the songs with the CD, indicated as Track in the lesson plan, in the "What's Needed" column. Everyone enjoys the accompaniment and the vocals. Then you will notice (track) in later lesson plans for that activity. This is be...  more
    September 12, 2014 - 1 likes this
  • William Rustrum
    William Rustrum I, too, start with CDs. Its so much fun when the children and adults learn the song well enough where I can accompany on guitar or ukulele. Sometimes I even improvise certain things to change it up a bit in a fun way. But I can't do this until they know t...  more
    September 29, 2014