Benefits Of Music Education

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 throughRead more…

High School Musical Lesson Plans

If you were thinking of using the film “High School Musical” in your lesson plans, there is a whole teaching resource available- completely free! The resource is called ” The Music In You” and is 28 pages of colour, crammed with information about the showRead more…

The Benefits of Using Flashcards in Teaching Music

Loads of music teachers use them, most have them in their “Kit bags” and the kids just love using them, but why?? What makes using flashcards so valuable to our learning and why do so many teachers and parents already use them worldwide. Here areRead more…

General Music Lesson Plan

Here are three ideas for games you can use in your next general music lesson plan to help encourage knowlege of the Instruments of the Orchestra. This game is especially designed for teachers without any musical knowledge and can be used in small groups orRead more…

Middle School Music Lesson Plan

Here are some tips for your next middle school music lesson plan which should help you to make your next  music theory lesson FUN.  As usual, let me know your sucess stories and  feel free to provide extra materials, ideas and comments of your own usingRead more…

High School Music Lesson Plans

Today I have a question for you! What is the format that you use or that you would expect from a music lesson plan for high school? I started thinking about this and then thought… Why don’t I ask everyone on this page, and everyoneRead more…

Teachers – how to help parents with reading musical notes

Have you ever been asked by a parent something really incredibly basic, like “why are some notes coloured in and others aren’t?” Well… Its understandable – because music is like a different language, and if they havent studied music themselves then they’ll probably struggle withRead more…

Music Trivia Questions

If you’re like me then you love to find out new and interesting music trivia and facts that will make people sit up and listen – it may be a group of students or even at your next dinner party making general conversation. The fact isRead more…

Whats your biggest challenge as a music teacher?

I’ve had many challenges as a music teacher ! Getting students to practice was one of my main ones – I found that if students didn’t practice then they eventually quit lessons. Attracting enough students when my husband and I started in our full timeRead more…

Printable Piano Music

Did you know you can get printable Piano Music for FREE? Most people  know that you can purchase high quality digital music quickly and easily on the internet , however there is also a large range of classical music avaliable Free- it’s totally legal and it’s just knowingRead more…