Blogs in Music Education – Great Teacher Resources

April 30, 2009 at 8:17 am | Posted in Music Teachers Resources | Leave a comment
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Educators, school administrators and curriculum developers around the globe work hand-in-hand to improve the kind of teaching styles and techniques they have for their learners. One great way that they think would benefit majority of the students is the integration of technology – innovative and effective ways to make both teaching and learning fun and enjoyable.

Likewise, in the music education setting, music teachers and facilitators have integrated various means of innovation and technology such as the use of online learning and communication through the power of Internet as well as the inclusion of writing and reading blogs related to learning and teaching music. With these kinds of music teacher resources, both the teachers and the learners experience the convenience, the fun and the excitement of music in a general perspective.

Initially, the word blog comes from the key terms web log, which is referred to as a web-based application where the authors write and post articles or anything that interests him. This is also considered to be an online diary or journal of many students, writers and professionals all over the world. In the advent of this innovative way of expressing oneself, blog has grown and turned into an effective and practical music teacher resource where millions of individuals from different interests use to communicate and learn.

Over the years, blogging in teaching and learning music has been proven beneficial to create an environment or an online community where good discussions reign at all times. It is also true that music teachers are introducing and incorporating new kinds of technologies into the classroom.

With this objective, a wide variety of music teacher resources has been utilized and developed all for the betterment of music education. This may even include not only such improvement in the means of learning, but also a change in people’s attitude to teaching or learning.

Blogs as means of teaching and learning can be a useful tool for both students and teachers. Through this, they can keep in touch anywhere at anytime via online – providing a way to communicate openly without overspending and necessarily having to meet face to face. Educational blogs create a new kind of classroom where students and teachers can meet beyond the four walls of the classroom and go further the boundaries of the school yard, improving their skills through continuous communication.

When music students are being exposed to writing and reading musical and educational blogs, they tend to have the possibility to effectively interact with the other students and be able to explore knowledge, ideas and skills in music. Therefore, using blogs helps the student bloggers in their daily activities; thus, it also increases their levels of interests and motivation. Participating and communicating more in online activities, students can surely enjoy each social interaction experience.

In a world that is constantly changing, it is riskier to plan, control, and do little than to continuously try things out. So make your music students involve with various innovative and effective music teacher resources. Make your active learners write, read and participate in music-related blogs today! Enjoy each blogging experience and see a more positive result on the academic excellence of these bunches of students.

This music teacher resources blog provides helpful tips for teaching, practicing, performing, managing your music studio, music teacher software reviews, and more. – Earl Marsden

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