iPads in the Music Classroom – Music Teachers' Q and A

Welcome back to Music Teachers’ Q and A for 2015 – Where Music teachers connect and share ideas and strategies to improve their teaching career. Today’s topic is a common one in schools all around the world – technology! The question comes from Lillian inRead more…

Trombonist sneezes and makes over 1 million You Tube Views

A little while ago, this small London Based Salvation Army Brass Band got seen with well over 1 million views on YouTube and recently their story has been picked up by big media. Want to know how they did it? It’s simple……Someone sneezed into aRead more…

What do you do when your school adminstration wants you to address MultiCulturalism?

Most teachers are well aware that multiculturalism is a requirement of many curriculum documents around the world today. Music, because of its very nature is asked to cover this by curriculum writers, because we’re one of the subjects that CAN do this – I meanRead more…

Grammy Award Winner to speak at Upcoming Conference

  Kent Knappenberger is a just regular guy, but he has one amazing talent. He’s a music teacher who’s doing some extraordinary things in the music classroom…and now he’s famous! In January 2014 Kent’s work as music teacher and choir director at Westfield Academy andRead more…

What should a music teacher do when asked to teach performing arts?

What would YOU do in this situation: You’ve taught music at the same school for several years. You enjoy the job, you have a good relationship with your students, and everything is going well. Then one day at the end of the year the principalRead more…

An easy fundraising opportunity for your local Music Education Association

Are you a member of a music education related Club or Association.. with access to a membership of Music Teachers? If so, then we would like to offer you a unique fundraising opportunity. It wont cost you a cent, it will take very little timeRead more…

Leading neuroscientist to join Extensive Speaker line-up

Since the launch of the 2014 Virtual Music Education Conference, we’ve had a mystery guest showing on our page with only a few little hints of who we thought it might be. So we’re extremely excited to be able to announce that we have noneRead more…

Do Whiteboard Lessons work on Google Chrome?

This question is coming up from time to time in our customer service because some schools are looking at getting class sets of “Google Chrome” laptop computers for students to use in class and I know teachers have pressure placed on them to use them.Read more…

Virtual Music Education Conference iPad Winner 2013

I can’t believe this, but we forgot to post about who won the iPad from our very successful Virtual Music Education Conference held in July earlier this year!! To be in the running for the iPad, entrants simply had to write a one line summaryRead more…

Teaching about Gratitude: My Shoes Short Film

This short film “my Shoes” has absolutely nothing to do with music!! So why am I putting it here? Well we all know that as music teachers whether we’re teaching in a studio, band, choir or classroom- we’re always put in situations where we talkRead more…