What to do when you are not feeling valued as a music teacher, even if you are effective.

In today’s episode we’re tackling an important topic: How to create lasting fulfillment, no matter what in music teaching. Because music teaching can be a mixed bag, right? Our emotions can range from utter exhilaration to total exhaustion, sometimes in minutes which can ultimately lead to sadness about what we do as teachers. Sometimes it

Is this the coolest thing ever done by a high school teacher?

  Ever wonder how to get your school noticed worldwide and become the coolest high school teacher ever overnight? Recently (January 2015) theatre teacher, Scot Pankey and his 200 students did just that - not with some fancy computer school program or high maths or english test scores, but with one single music clip where

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 prompted us to look at some research and in that we

How Does Music Stimulate Left and Right Brain Function? Why is this Important? ?

Music research indicates that music education not only has the benefits of self-expression and enjoyment, but is linked to improved cognitive function (Schellenberg), increased language development from an early age (Legg), and positive social interaction (Netherwood). Music listening and performance impacts the brain as a whole, stimulating both halves - the analytical brain and the

“Musical Intelligence”: Applying Howard Gardner’s Theory to Music Education

It has been almost thirty years since Howard Gardner published his landmark work, Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences. Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Gardner transformed the educational community in the United States and around the world with his theory, which identified seven different human capacities

By |2012-01-11T00:03:59+00:00January 11th, 2012|feature, Music Advocacy, Music Education Articles|1 Comment

Two New Music Advocacy Documentaries

I’m always on the lookout for great music advocacy video’s and today, I’ve just found two new ones- just in time to watch over the US Summer break! Here are the trailers of them both. Gustovo Dudamel is always an inspiration to me with his conducting skill combined with his passion for music.This man appears

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