Online Resources for Music Teachers

December 9, 2008 at 9:18 am | Posted in Music Teachers Resources | Leave a comment
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With the present fast-paced lifestyle, music education must keep up with the changing times. Learning now does not rest mostly on books and class lectures alone. A more efficient and quicker means is thru the internet.

Moreover, the internet offers more interesting ways to teach and learn music. The internet is indeed a window of possibilities and the music educators must exploit this resource for the benefit of their students, as well as theirs.

The online resources for music education cater to both students and teachers. Some focus on teaching students. Many more others focus on the needs of music teachers, both in their instructions and the administrative parts of their job.

Online resources for students most of the time boasts of quizzes and games and music lessons. Games include puzzles about music. These intend to appeal mostly to younger children as music students. They also serve as tests to evaluate the students’ learning.

Musical theories and other information about music are also available in these resources. Students may learn the names of music notes, rhythms, terms and the names of famous musicians and composers. These can be references for their assignments.

There are sites especially tailored for music teachers. Many of them are even prepared by musical teachers like them, either retired or practicing. Rest assured then that many of these sites provide what are surely relevant to music teaching.

Some of them provide teacher-reviewed and summarized links worldwide, and advocacy internet suggestions for beginners who are not astute with internet use. Others even have links to sites for buy and sell of instruments, software and gadgets essential to music teaching.

Others are modeled to be a network site for music teachers worldwide. Music teachers can make their own accounts and put in information and applications they would like to share to other colleagues. They also act as forum sites for music teachers where they can discuss any topics about music, or even outside of it!

Even some more go one step ahead by offering software or computer programs that aid music teachers with their practice. These features actually include programs useful to the administrative aspect of music teaching.

Teachers can manage their student list, give out assignments, check students’ answers and give out scores, all online. Even students gain from this because they can just pass their assignments online. They can even communicate or consult with their teachers online.

Other features enable music educators to actually run a private music studio online! They provide calendars to set schedules of lessons. Or for private studios, students will easily access when their next session will be. This will also facilitate easier monitoring of missed lessons, or schedules that do not link up.

There are many more varied resources in the internet that any kind of music teacher might easily find for any type of need he or she might have. So open the window of opportunities of the internet. And open up your craft to a world of possibilities.

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