#058: Steady Beat and Rhythm

Steady beat and rhythm: Ideas for differentiating between steady beat and rhythm, including instrument playing, tracking icons, and more!

In this podcast, I discuss differentiating between steady beat and rhythm. Listen in iTunes, on Google Play Music, on TuneIn, or here:

Here’s a snapshot of a few things I discussed…

  • [01:04] Question from a listener, about teaching the distinction between steady beat and rhythm.
  • [03:35] Teaching steady beat in Kindergarten
  • [04:51] “Follow me” beat activity for Kindergarten and First Grade
  • [07:50] Suggestions for tracking the beat
  • [09:25] Suggestions for teaching rhythm
  • [12:01] Suggestions for beat vs. rhythm
  • [15:03] Overview of rhythm playalong videos
  • [17:52] Beat vs. rhythm assessment suggestions
  • [19:16] Closing thoughts about beat vs. rhythm

Here are the links mentioned in this podcast:

Looking for more activities for steady beat and rhythm? Check out this set:

Do you have a question for the podcast? Record your question here. Happy teaching!

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