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 leadRead more…

Innovative Boomwhacker Beatz Music Teaching Program Launched

December 2013 has marked the launch of a brand new teaching concept for primary and elementary music teaching called Boomwhacker Beatz. It’s something that we’re very excited about here at The Fun Music Company because it’s a new concept in music teaching using technology inRead more…

Music For School

If you’re teaching music at the primary or elementary level and want some fresh ideas for teaching music in your school, we’ve created a free series of six videos and all accompanying resources designed to help make music easier to teach and fun for studentsRead more…

Ultimate Flashcard Set Updated Again!

    Just a quick note today… We’ve just added another five pages of flashcards to the Ultimate Flashcard Set, bringing the total number of cards in this set to above 580! We’ve always had a policy with this product that you can request anyRead more…

Music Jokes for Teachers

They say laughter is the best medicine! And it’s true- Music jokes uplift the mood of any classroom, rehearsal, or music lesson. Keep jokes fun and positive, even if they poke a little bit of fun. Avoid overly negative or inappropriate jokes. Instead, focus onRead more…

Using Google Interactive's in the Music Classroom

There’s a new music related Google Doodle on the scene that’s set to rival some of the most memorable Doodles yet! The doodle posted on the Google homepage recently was in honour of Dr Robert “Bob” Moog in celebration of his 78th Birthday. For thoseRead more…

10 Teaching Tips and Games for Using Music Flashcards

Flash cards provide a fun and affordable method of teaching exciting new concepts. Whether playing a teacher-led instructional activity or encouraging cooperative learning activities in the classroom, teaching strategies using flash cards enhance memorization in a simple and effective way. Try these creative teaching strategiesRead more…

Teaching in the The Information Age Vs the The Industrial Age

What “Age” do we teach in? I ask this because from time to time we have teachers come to us saying that some of our printable resources and fun sheets materials don’t exactly match up to our game worksheets. We have comprehension fill in theRead more…

The Musical Fly Swatter Game: A Music Flashcard Activity For the Classroom

“Tell me, I forget, show me, I remember, involve me, I understand.”- Carl Orff Doing is everything – especially when it comes to teaching music theory! Playing a game can often help students to retain more and can make a boring concept fun. So todayRead more…

Extra Value Added To Packages for 2012

Every day, we have music teachers contact us about how to get hold of more teaching resources for less. At the Fun Music Company, we are very keen to ensure that the more you purchase with each order- the more value you should receive andRead more…