History Of Rock n Roll: How Did Rock Begin?

Here are some You Tube Videos links  you could use to teach your students about to compliment the first lesson of the Fun Music Company History Of Rock and Roll Printable Music Lesson Plans Series. How Did Rock Begin- Video Resources "Rock Around the Clock"by Bill Haley and The Comets Debuting in 1954 and marking

2010-07-05T06:01:46+00:00By |0 Comments

History Of Rock Teaching Resources: Elvis Presley

Here are a few interesting you tube videos and teaching ideas about Elvis Presley that may be useful to you in teaching about the History of Rock and Roll. Hound Dog On the Ed Sullivan Show "Appearing on the Ed Sullivan Show Sept. 9, 1956, Elvis sent shock waves through a repressed nation with his

2010-06-21T10:31:54+00:00By |0 Comments

Rock and Roll History: Rock Around The Clock

Marking some of the earliest footage of Rock and Roll music, this Bill Haley classic called "Rock around the Clock" brought teenagers to their feet as they couldn't help but dance as they heard it, much to their parents disapproval. This is a perfect discussion piece for a music class and below are some questions

2010-06-18T01:06:53+00:00By |1 Comment

Resources for Teaching Music Composition

In a recent Music Education Twitter Chat,which took place on April 20th, 2010 EST the question of "What the Most Important Topics to Teach in the Music Classroom" were discussed. I was surprised to find out that many music teachers who participated in the chat thought music composition was not taught enough in schools and

2010-05-26T10:59:44+00:00By |16 Comments

Music Primary Singing Resources

Recently, one of our Fun Music Company members, Joanna sent us an email about a website that looks very useful to primary or junior school teachers. The website is called "Sing Up" and offers loads of free instructional videos, lesson plans, power points and recordings of fun, relevant music for children ages 5-11. Here's  Joanna's

2010-04-21T06:05:08+00:00By |11 Comments

Teaching Ideas For Using STOMP in a General Music Class

I just found this STOMP Clip that would provide great inspiration for students in the music classroom of approx junior high school standard. Lesson Plan Ideas Make A STOMP Ensemble Have the class watch a portion of a dvd about the group STOMP. Afterwards, the kids should form small groups and pick out unique objects

2010-03-12T05:17:21+00:00By |4 Comments
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