Earlier this week I posted about a competition which we are running at the Fun Music Company, where we are asking for contributions to a new bonus ebook called "The Music Teachers Survival Guide". This will be a bonus that is given away with some of our other products. Some people have emailed me, saying
Many of our best resources and upgrades have come about because of direct suggestions from music teachers and parents just like you. We're always looking to improve further, so we're having an exciting new contest! in this contest not only do you have the opportunity to win a little prize, you'll also be able to
Have you ever tried teaching "Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra" by Benjamin Britten before? Sounds easy to any music teacher doesn't it. You get the recording, print off a few worksheets , get the kids to label a few instruments and charts about the Orchestra and Presto! there's your module right...... All except one
Are you looking for things to do in the summer? What a wonderful time of the year! "Schools Out" in America and the UK for the long summer break and here in Australia, we're soon on short mid year break for the winter.It seems no matter where we live in the world, we all have
Here are Three Powerful Reasons why children benefit from music at young ages. There has been loads of research recently about the benefits of music education for young children. Some of this has been undertaken by the Australian Music Association, and is being promoted through their "Play for life" campaign. Some of this research is
Why not create your own "musical item" in your next music class? I found inspiration from this clip called "Food Court Musical" Just a bit of fun, but why not use it with your classes to get them inspired to compose their own "If Life was a Musical" sketch!
Well, coming up this week is April 1st – that crazy morning where practical jokes are all fair game! Putting a little harmless practical joke into your music class on April the 1st will create rapport and build friendships between yourself and the students, and it will liven up everyones life – so have a
Today I want to share with you a special story - a story about how a music school can exist with no student fees whatsoever. I thought that such a school couldn’t possibly exist, until we recently stumbled upon the peoples music school in Chicago, and thought it was such a unique and interesting story that