Introducing Percussion to Primary School Children

The value of movement in connection with learning is unparalleled in our elementary and primary classrooms. In cultures around the world, exploration through percussion is a natural way of connecting children to the group and developing their motor responses. Movement through music, furthermore, helps stimulate the brain and integrate the right and left hemispheres After

2012-01-18T05:06:54+00:00By |2 Comments

The Secrets to Creating a Successful Music Theory Curriculum

“Research shows a positive connection between teachers’ preparation in their subject matter and their performance and impact in the classroom” . I read this recently in a US study about teacher preparation research(1) and I’m sure that it’s no surprise to any of us that the more prepared a teacher is in their specific subject

2012-01-16T11:34:05+00:00By |0 Comments

Keeping Students Engaged in Music Lessons

I've just found  a very nice  article written by a talented K-8 music teacher, Monica Attel who shares some of here her best tips and tricks with teaching young children. In the article, she suggests that wearing hats works for her, because it's a way of providing a gimmick or a comic theme (referred to

2011-06-18T12:30:10+00:00By |2 Comments

Enjoy Singing with Vocal Warmup Songs

Have you ever wanted to know how the best choral directors and trainers get the best out of their choirs? What they say? What they do? and How they make it fun? Well now here’s your chance to find out. Here at the Fun Music Company, we’re very excited to launch a brand new resource

2011-06-16T00:24:47+00:00By |0 Comments
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