Music education

Web-based Tools for Your Middle School Music Classroom

To prepare for this session, I enlisted the assistance of Richard McCready, 2013 TI:ME Teacher of the Year, because his work with music technology at the middle and high school levels is excellent. With his help, I was able to present the following web-based tools to the middle school music educators:

MusTech.net

4 Ways the Internet Revolutionized How We Learn About Music

Whether you're learning the chords to "Hotel California" or how to tune your mandolin, the internet is a repository of knowledge providing any aspiring Springsteen an opportunity to realize their potential.

Policy Mic

Beat Club DC uses local libraries as launchpads for music education

As the world goes digital, libraries everywhere have to adapt to a world where fewer people, let alone teenagers, are picking up printed books.

Elevation DC

Music holds key to providing a quality education system

Parents need to know, for example, that unless their children are receiving a first-rate music education, taught by teachers who know about music, their children's brains are being starved, in part, of the necessary stimulants that generate creativity in an individual.

The Sidney Morning Herald

CreativeLIVE To Launch Music Education Channel

Live education platform CreativeLIVE will launch a music education channel in September with key music identities as the speakers.

Noise 11

Music Education: Are Excellence and Access Mutually Exclusive?

Music is fundamental to the human experience - its effect on our mood, its ability to enhance our emotions and communicate across language barriers is accepted, if not fully understood, by us all.

Huffington Post

Youth Music to Live-Stream 'Fresh Thinking' Education Seminar

The National Foundation for Youth Music will be live-streaming a seminar, looking at the new ways young people engage with music and the implications this has for music education.

Music Teacher Magazine

Why I became a music teacher: my students make me a better musician

Teaching is just a route to extra cash for some classical musicians but Alex Laing, violinist and head of strings, finds the two sides of his life join together in perfect harmony.

The Guardian

Talking Art In a Capitalist World

This is a year in which, it seems, society is determined not to let students of the arts out into the world without making sure they're painfully aware of what awaits them, financially and socially.

New Music Box


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