Interactive Whiteboards: Using them in the Music Classroom.

There’s no doubt that interactive whiteboards can be fantastic tools for the music classroom. The question is just what materials can we use on them. This article will outline some ideas and would love your feedback on resources you may already be using.

Should We Be Using Instrumental Music Video Games In The Music Classroom?

Yes, as with the other video games out there like the “Guitar Hero” series, the new craze this year is the the launch of the “Beatles:Rock Band ” video game. It has recently has hit the streets and looks like it could become game ofRead more…

Viva Zone- A free online music resource for Primary School teachers

Here’s an online resource you can play which is perfect for primary level music lessons.

Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale

Here is an an amazing clip by Bobby McFerrin demonstrating a powerful and fun teaching tool

A Preschool Music Lesson from Greece

At the Fun Music Company we are in communication with music teachers from all over the world. These ideas came from a music teacher named Kalliopi Charitaki. It is great to see that music teaching is truly an international language – and that we canRead more…

15 Free Music Activities and Lesson Plans for the Classroom

The web is a great place to find free music activities and lesson plans that can be used in the classroom. Here are 15 sites that provide helpful materials for teachers. Music Quizzes – The Music Tech Teacher provides more than 130 music quizzes andRead more…

Musical Penpals for your class

This is an idea that has come from our facebook group, and I thought it was so good that it was worth sharing with everyone via the blog, and everyone can join in, wether they are on facebook or not. The internet makes the worldRead more…

Free Music Lesson Plan on Baroque Music

I have just found a free online teaching resource exploring Baroque Music. I’ve just found some quizzes and listening exercises based on Two movements of Handels concerto Grosso Opus 6 No 5 in D major that you could use with your classes as a bitRead more…

A St Patricks Day Activity For Music Classes

With St Patricks Day coming up this year… why not celebrate it with your music classes by showing them a video clip of the musical “Riverdance” featuring loads of Irish Dancing and music? This will be sure to start a great discussion, and you couldRead more…

Adapting Music Games to suit Special Needs Classes

Teaching people with disabilities is such a rewarding experience that is enjoyed by everyone! I know this because I had the pleasure of teaching disabled children in the past. One of the schools I taught at described the job as “teaching children with delicate health”Read more…