Remember old fashioned piano lessons? Where you had to go to Mrs Jones’s house and sit up straight on the stool, and play the right notes or you’d get a swift ruler tap on the back of the knuckles? Well thankfully times have changed, and (we hope) that piano teachers no longer plan to teach
This is a very important point for teachers and parents. When does a computer game become education, and when is it just entertainment? Are those games really worth spending our hard earned money, time and energy on? In my area of music there are all sorts of games: Some of the music games which are
Who remembers going to traditional piano lessons? Sitting up straight on the hard piano bench where the lovely Mrs Smith would give you a gentle tap on the back of the hand with a ruler if you didn’t curl your fingers properly! Well thankfully times have changed, and (we hope) that piano teachers no longer
Parents and teachers are constantly thinking about this: At what point is a computer game like guitar hero educational, and at what point is it just entertainment? What are the critical aspects that something like this an educational activity, and something that would make teachers and parents spend our dollars, time and energy on it?