Assessments – What we added to Printable Music Lesson Plans….. And WHY!

I’m not a big fan of assessments. However, I understand that they are a necessary part of teaching for most schools. Unless you are in a Montessori or alternative learning environment assessments are a necessary and indispensable part of what we do as teachers. AtRead more…

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”byRead more…

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,Read more…

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 discussionRead more…

Teaching the History of Rock and Roll? – What Should We leave out?

What facts Should you leave out when teaching about the History of Rock and Roll? I ask this question, because here at the Fun Music Company, we were editing our newest project (which is a complete set of lesson materials for teaching about the HistoryRead more…

Letter Names in Musical Notation

Have you ever wondered why we use letter names in musical notation before? I have to confess that I had never really thought of it much until a friend asked me the other day how the music letter names were named and why the alphabetRead more…