Teacher Guide to Music and Dyslexia
Click on the picture to open the document. Inside you’ll find a series of articles from leading experts on the subject, offering insights and ideas.
This guide will go some way towards increasing your understanding of what can be a challenging area, as well as producing more confident teachers and students. At the end of the guide you will find a list of useful links and recommended reading.
Music in schools: promoting good practice - Ofsted publication
Click on the Ofsted logo to open the document. This guidance has been produced by specialist music HMI in response to this key priority from the 2012 Ofsted triennial music report.
A New Model for Music Education
The Government has cut its budget for music from £82.5m a year to £60m by 2015. But will new ‘Hubs’ improve children’s music education? Click on the picture to read more.
Facilitating music-making for older people
Click on the picture to open the document. Inside you’ll find a continuing professional development resource for music leaders, facilitators and teachers about maximizing the benefits of participation in music amongst older people and developing a skilled workforce.
Musical Trixstar - Playpad Pro
Playpad pro is an exciting app for musicians currently available on iPad from the App Store.
The simple but ingenious concept of turning the musical stave into an instrument is a powerful learning tool and engaging students and teacher all over the world.
Deliver exciting lessons or have us deliver them for you and see the magic unfold as students very quickly become aware of how the staff really works.
A free version of 'playpad' is available http://alturl.com/sst9c which introduces the concept and for £3.99 the 'playpad pro' upgrade includes useful features such as record, transpose, all key signatures, backing tracks and more voices https://itun.es/gb/48MFJ.i
For more information about workshops, presentations and schemes of work email: email@example.com
First 10 to email the above address with 'MU playpad app' will receive a free code worth £3.99
Sound Connections launches "Innovate" Programme
Sound Connections have just announced the return of 'Innovate', the programme which incubates and develops new music projects with disadvantaged young people across London. There is up to £4,000 per project available, with a closing date for application of Wednesday 10 April. You can find full details of the scheme here - http://www.sound-connections.org.uk/news?newsId=2327
Make the most out of music tutoring with KalliKids
KalliKids is the new accreditation service that brings together families with quality activity providers who are recommended by parents and independently referenced. It is a great way for music tutors to enhance both their credibility and visibility, and connect with parents and families.
As a tutor you can:
- Find more students by talking to local families
- Receive KalliKids accreditation and parent feedback
- Maximise visibility with a personalised web page on a family based website
KalliKids bringing together families & tutors that are recommended by families and checked by KalliKids