How the Piaget Stages Affect Musical Development

The Piaget Stages are very important to know for anyone in the education field. Not being informed about childhood development may lead you to one of the two: introducing concepts too soon or holding back your student. The stages are…

Tips & Activities for Teaching Music Online

We'll take as much info as we can when it comes to online teaching am I right? This is new for everybody and we are only in the first steps of figuring this out. I have been using zoom, so…

Why You Should Recommend Music to Your Students

Surprising fact - 85% of the kids I teach say "I don't know what kind of music I like!." 38% say they don't listen to music that often. Your job as a music teacher is not just to teach them…

Why You Should Learn Bass If you Already Know Guitar

1. The First Four Strings are the Same 

First of all, the first step is already covered. A guitarist should know his/her way around the fret board, if not with all four strings, at least the first two. When I…

9 books on Music Education - My Amazon Wish List

 

 

1. Learning Sequences in Music by Edwin E.Gordon $58.04

 

 

2. How Children Learn When They Learn Music by Edwin E. Gordon  $46.55

 

3. Critical Issues in Music Education by Harold F. Abeles $148.96

 

4. Music Matters by David J. Elliot

The Pros & Cons to Sheet Music

I my self have always preferred learning by ear to sheet music. I wasn't brought up in a royal conservatory type program and I was quite intimidated by it until I had to learn in order to be accepted into…