Dyslexia and Music: An Overview

What is Dyslexia? Let me be clear from the outset – dyslexia has nothing to do with how intelligent a person is. Sadly, there is no single definition of the condition. And, there’s no fundamental scientific understanding of the underlying cause of dyslexia despite aRead more…

The Ipad Vs the Interactive Whiteboard : What’s best for the Music Classroom?

We are constantly creating and inventing new programs for both Interactive Whiteboard and for Ipads and we are strong advocates of using technology in the music classroom, but what actually works best? In other words… Is it better to use an Interactive Whiteboard or anRead more…

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…

Motivational Video For Teachers

Have you ever been asked questions such as “When are you going to get a real job?”, “What do Teachers Make?”or perhaps you’ve even heard the phrase “Those who can’t, Teach”. This is a very appropriate motivational piece because I’m sure you’ll agree that musicRead more…

Music Resources In Schools: Help music funding in schools this weekend!

Let’s see if we can fund a needy school to get more than $1000 worth of new resources this weekend! As music teachers, we all know the reasons why we think music is important in schools and all too often there’s just not enough fundingRead more…

Music Classroom Management

Classroom management is an age old problem and topic of conversation with teachers, so it’s always inspiring to get the perspective of what others do to tackle these issues. Back in April, 2010, I was fortunate to be involved in a twitter chat where weRead more…

Win a $50 itunes voucher and contribute to a new e-book!

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Do you need theory worksheets for young Children?

Be one of the first to preview our newest project As a member of our Fun Music Company family, I would love to give you the opportunity to preview our latest project – The Junior Musicianship System -and I would love to hear your feedback!Read 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…