Is the pencil outdated in the 21st Century Music Classroom?

By Kevin Tuck, editor, Printable Music Theory Books   I’m constantly communicating with music teachers all over the world. Every day I get emails and communicate with teachers via forums and blogs, and I read lots of opinions on the current state of technology inRead more…

The Secrets to Creating a Successful Music Theory Curriculum

“Research shows a positive connection between teachers’ preparation in their subject matter and their performance and impact in the classroom” . I read this recently in a US study about teacher preparation research(1) and I’m sure that it’s no surprise to any of us thatRead more…

Back to school bargains for music theory teachers

Today we’ve got some great news for users of our “Printable Music Theory Books”, and all teachers of music theory. We’ve been working really hard behind the scenes, just completing an update to the answered version of both level one and two of Printable MusicRead more…

Level Four Music Theory Released!

The final installment. I feel like George Lucas after finally releasing the last “Star Wars” film! This has been a long time in the making, and our team have had to work extremely hard to bring this to reality. I would particularly like to thankRead more…

What to expect in Printable Music Theory Books Level Three

Its nearly here! Its been over a year since we launched level two of our printable music theory books series, and we are really excited to announce that level three of this series will finally  be available next week! Our products always have a longRead more…

The Printable Music Theory Book Results are In!

At the Fun Music Company we need to say a big THANKYOU to everyone who has responded to our requests for feedback over the last month. We started with last months Ezine, where we gave an opportunity for anyone who is on our mailing listRead more…

What you must know about copyright.

Copyright is an important issue, and one that ALL teachers must know about. You have to know the restrictions in your local area, as well as the restrictions that are placed on particular items. Do NOT ignore this issue, as you could wind yourself inRead more…

The Right Tools for Music Theory are very important

I don’t know how many times I have found a student using a pen or inappropriate pencil for their music theory homework. Music is an art form, and when writing music on manuscript the dots, lines and curves are a graphical representation of that art.Read more…

What to do if a student refuses to complete their music theory worksheet

Learning Music Theory is an essential part of becoming a musician. Like it or not, music students are going to have to face the fact that there is no other choice but to sit down with a pencil in the hand and make the musicRead more…

Making Music Worksheets effective in the music class

There are a great many books and worksheets for the teaching of music theory available. Many of these are excellent, and well written and researched for the instruction of music theory. 
There is one thing that over everything else makes certain worksheets and educational materialsRead more…