Lisa Jones

 

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Courses taught: 
Music
 

 

Educational Background
Degree Major Year School
Bach. of Music Music 1990 University of North Texas

 

Certificates: Yamaha Certified Music for Kids Instructor

 

Teaching Experience
Year Subject School
1981 - Present Piano Private
1992 - Present Music for Kids Private
1999 - Present Elementary Music Acaciawood


Other Subject Related Experience:

Acaciawood Elementary School - Music Programs (presented biannually)
The benefits of the music performances include outstanding educational value through memorization and presentation, vocabulary enrichment expressed through melodious singing, the practice of public speaking skills, and the all-important life skill of working as a team.

Date Program
February 9, 2009 Time is Marching On
With emphasis on Citizenship, Respect, Responsibility, Caring, Fairness and Trustworthiness, the children reminded us how time is a gift and for us to make wise choices.
November 17, 2008 Go Global!
Go Global! was a topic selected specifically to facilitate more geographical awareness and appreciation for the natural wonders of the world in both the performers and the audience.

The students gave a brief description of each of the seven continents while highlighting one particular landmark of significance in each song.
February 11, 2008 "Go West"
Go West was a rip, roaring celebration of America's Westward Expansion.            
February 12, 2007 Eco - Adventure Extraordinare
In their bright and colorful costumes, the students left us with the important message that throughout life we must have an attitude to keep learning in all of life's situtatios...

 "There is a time and place for everything; clown around when work is done.
        Make wise choices; look before you leap,
        Be encouraged, you are on your way!
 There are always two points of view, so consider what others have to say,
        It is better to sing than complain, so stop your squawking" 
November 20, 2006 An American Celebration
In their patriotic red, white and blue costumes, the children joyfully celebrated the full and rich heritage of this blessed land of the free.  The songs went through The Ride of Paul Revere, The Declaration of Independence, We the People, the Bill of Rights , the Three Branches of Government, Voting in America and ended in a spectular American Celebration!
 
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