iPads in the Music Classroom – Music Teachers' Q and A

Welcome back to Music Teachers’ Q and A for 2015 – Where Music teachers connect and share ideas and strategies to improve their teaching career. Today’s topic is a common one in schools all around the world – technology! The question comes from Lillian inRead more…

Who are the best role models to share with students?

Welcome back to another edition of Music Teachers’ Q and A – where Music Teachers all over the world help each other with ideas and resources for music Education. Today’s question comes from Liz, and she writes: “I was just wondering if you would knowRead more…

The Importance of Music Lessons

Its time for another issue of Music Teachers’ Q and A.. and in this episode we cover a very important issue. Today’s question came from Doug, from the USA, and he said: “I am a general music teacher who teaches 6,7,8 and high school students.Read more…

Ideas for teaching Piano to very young children

Most of these Q and A sessions so far have been around topics related to classroom music. However we know that a lot of people on our mailing list aren’t classroom teachers.. they are private studio teachers, teaching instruments like piano, guitar and wind instruments.Read more…

Students with Special Needs in Music Class

Today’s music teacher’s Q and A session is on one of the biggest challenges facing music teachers today. When we asked for questions for these sessions earlier this year we expected a lot of questions on behavior management, classroom routines and technology issues, and thatRead more…

Keeping a choir rehearsal on track

Do you teach Choir? Do you have trouble getting your rehearsals on track? Are your choristers ‘chatty’ during the warmup? How can we get our choirs on track and motivated from the very start of a rehearsal? These are questions which we are hoping toRead more…

What do you do if you have no funding available?

Today’s discussion in Music Teacher’s Q&A covers an extremely important area for just about any teacher: the issue of what to do when there is little or no funding available for new instruments or resources. The question came from Liz, in Colorado, USA, and sheRead more…

Using Interactive whiteboard Content without an Interactive Whiteboard

This is the second of our videos in our Bi-Weekly Music Teacher’s Q and A segment. Today’s question is one we get asked a lot at the Fun Music Company concerning Interactive Whiteboards. The question comes from Amy in the USA, and she asks: “HowRead more…

What do I do when I'm asked to teach subjects other than music?

Welcome to the very first episode of Music Teachers Q & A, where Janice Tuck will be answering questions from music teachers, talking about issues that affect us all. Today’s question comes from Mary in South Carolina, USA, and she asks: “I’m really not happyRead more…