New Theory Approach proving successful with Studio Teachers

Recently one of our colleagues and fellow music teacher, Jennifer Foxx used one of the newest Fun Music Co products, Interactive Music Theory for her Summer Camp Workshop. She’s just written an awesome, detailed review on her blog on how it all went. The catchRead 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…

2011 Music Education Highlights: Fun Choir Warm Ups Hit the News

Since it’s coming up to the end of the year fast, I found myself reflecting on some of the 2011 Fun Music Co “Magic Moments” from throughout the year and thought of this! Earlier this year we came in contact with a remarkable lady whoRead more…

Keeping Students Engaged in Music Lessons

I’ve just found  a very nice  article written by a talented K-8 music teacher, Monica Attel who shares some of here her best tips and tricks with teaching young children. In the article, she suggests that wearing hats works for her, because it’s a wayRead more…

Do Musical Kids = Smart Kids?

Do music teachers imagine that musical kids are smarter or is it real? Here is a link to an interesting blog by which refers to some great you tube videos, researchers and in the blog, she challenges you to prove her wrong! The article isRead more…

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…

Teaching Music To Children

How to help young children to have fun and retain more in music. I had this question posted to me a few weeks ago and after careful research and consideration have posted this reply. I know this will be of value to many music teachersRead more…

Percussion Lessons

Learn to dazzle and inspire your students with percussion instruments. Great music teachers are forever growing new skills and are developing new areas of expertise in new instruments. The old saying goes ” if you’re not growing, you’re dying” and this is so true inRead more…

Online Music Competition

And the winning entry is…… A few weeks ago I asked our Music Teacher community for their teaching tips, tricks and ideas and we put together a fun little contest to get the ball rolling.(The Competition is now closed, but any further feedback is stillRead more…

Classroom Management Ideas for Music Teachers

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 someRead more…