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Here at the Fun Music Company, we really value the interactions with our customers and clients. We’ve just put together a brand new ebook with a collection of nine of what we feel are “work every time” ideas for Music Education. These are tried and tested ideas which we’ve learned from the best in the

2022-10-18T00:32:01+00:00By |13 Comments

The New Australian Curriculum (version 9) has been released. This is what it means for music teachers in Australia.

After a long delay which was extended due to COVID, The Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) have released the final version of the new Australian Curriculum. This represents the first major change in the Australian curriculum for Arts:Music, since the original version was released in 2014. You may be confused to see

2022-10-11T07:56:27+00:00By |0 Comments

What a curriculum asks us to do in creating a music listening curriculum is not actually that easy in practice!

Here at the Fun Music Company we LOVE looking through curriculum documents, created by government departments and education authorities. I am only a little bit “tongue-in-cheek” as I write that! Seriously, we do actually enjoy it! Its a really interesting aspect of our work here - getting down to the nitty-gritty of working out what

2021-07-28T02:34:57+00:00By |0 Comments

10 Funny Popular Music Jokes for any occasion

Do you need some quick one-liner music jokes? Here at the Fun Music Company we're dedicated to creating lots of tools for #FunMusicTeachers to create fun and exciting music lessons, and Music Jokes are a really key tool for teachers to use. So today we thought we'd share a few that are based around popular

2021-05-14T02:50:47+00:00By |0 Comments

The Australian Curriculum is changing – here is what is happening and how it affects music teachers.

  Just a few days ago, the Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) released the Arts consultation curriculum, which is the proposed Australian Curriculum for the Arts, including music. The Australian Curriculum in its current form has been in place since 2015, so a process to review it began in 2020, which is a

2021-05-05T05:49:12+00:00By |3 Comments

Three keys to getting started with teaching Ukulele

So you want to teach the Ukulele? I don’t know how you’ve found this article. Maybe someone has suggested to you that the ukulele would be a good idea for your music classes, or alternatively perhaps you’ve been teaching the ukulele already for a while, but you’re feeling a bit “stuck in a rut” and

2021-03-30T01:27:50+00:00By |0 Comments
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