Kids and their iPods:Changing the way Children Listen

We’re not used to really big numbers in music teaching and 300 million is a really big number! It’s the number of iPods that have been sold since their launch about 10 years ago. A game changing bit of technology: not least because, through iTunes,Read more…

Is Music Education in Crisis?

There are some disturbing traits emerging across the world when it comes to music education. Budget and curriculum cuts and in some cases elimination of music programs are common conversation between our music education friends based in the US, Australia and UK. This has promptedRead more…

The Ipad Vs the Interactive Whiteboard : What’s best for the Music Classroom?

We are constantly creating and inventing new programs for both Interactive Whiteboard and for Ipads and we are strong advocates of using technology in the music classroom, but what actually works best? In other words… Is it better to use an Interactive Whiteboard or anRead more…

Mission Accomplished! Thirty Flights In Under Ten Minutes while Raising Money For Childhood Cancer.

Mission Accomplished!!! We had a amazing day on our Fun Music Co 6th Birthday anniversary last month – And to celebrate Kevin and I ran 30 flights of stairs up to our Fun Music Co office here in Adelaide, Australia in under 10 minutes- CrazyRead more…

Music For School

If you’re teaching music at the primary or elementary level and want some fresh ideas for teaching music in your school, we’ve created a free series of six videos and all accompanying resources designed to help make music easier to teach and fun for studentsRead more…

Ten Top YouTube Videos for Music Teachers

It’s so easy to connect to your students in a meaningful way with multimedia and with music education videos on YouTube. With a single click, you can instantly inspire young musicians to excel musically and academically, teach a concept through the language of video orRead more…

Ultimate Flashcard Set Updated Again!

    Just a quick note today… We’ve just added another five pages of flashcards to the Ultimate Flashcard Set, bringing the total number of cards in this set to above 580! We’ve always had a policy with this product that you can request anyRead more…

30 Flights of Stairs for Charity… in under ten minutes?

    On our website and blog we don’t often talk about local events in our home town of Adelaide, South Australia. However, since we had an opportunity to participate in a huge public event in our very own office building, we thought we mightRead more…

Is the pencil outdated in the 21st Century Music Classroom?

By Kevin Tuck, editor, Printable Music Theory Books   I’m constantly communicating with music teachers all over the world. Every day I get emails and communicate with teachers via forums and blogs, and I read lots of opinions on the current state of technology inRead more…

Music Jokes for Teachers

They say laughter is the best medicine! And it’s true- Music jokes uplift the mood of any classroom, rehearsal, or music lesson. Keep jokes fun and positive, even if they poke a little bit of fun. Avoid overly negative or inappropriate jokes. Instead, focus onRead more…