I love learning, finding new ways to do things and have always had an interest in the use of technology in the Music classroom. In 2017, I felt I needed to find some specific professional development in Music tech stuff - practical, easy to apply, and relevant training. And that's when I discovered the amazing MusicEdNet … Continue reading S.T.E.A.M. Powered
Check out my latest blog for a FREE "How-To Guide" to getting started on an amazing app - "Showbie". Increase engagement, cut down on photocopying and stop lugging books home to mark.
In my latest post, I share 3 of my favourite picture books that inspire creativity and innovation in adults as well as children. After all, who said picture books were just for kids?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8r-tXRLazs By now, those of you who regularly read my posts would know that I love to throw in clips and videos. But why would I start my post with "Video Killed the Radio Star" by The Buggles? Well, it's a long story. For a long time I have had a gnawing feeling. Something biting … Continue reading Revelation
We are all creative beings. Whether it be working out what's for dinner and "creatively" putting together what's in the fridge, planning a unit of work for your Yr 4 class, working out a project schedule or actively being "creative" - painting, making music, doing craft. So why do so many people feel they aren't … Continue reading Introducing “Creativity”
I love Christmas! I really mean it! I love the excitement, the anticipation, the decorations, the food, the giving and receiving, the time spent with family and friends, the music, the lights. I really do feel like it is the most wonderful time of the year. And, as a teacher in Australia, I love this time … Continue reading The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
"Ding, dong merrily on high..." "FIVE GOLDEN RINGS..." "Little donkey, little donkey..." Ah, yes, it's that time of year where us Music teachers are madly teaching Christmas carols to hundreds of students in preparation for annual school Christmas carol nights and End-of-Year celebrations. It is a time of year that I love. I love the … Continue reading ‘Tis The Season…