Improve Your Teaching Strategies with Innovative Music Teaching Resources

October 20, 2009 at 11:19 am | Posted in Music Teaching Tips | Leave a comment
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Music teaching resources are essential tools for an improved and advanced quality of music education – whether the music teacher wants to promote more interactive and innovative methods to effectively teach music among younger generation of students or opt to remain traditional yet efficient. In this post, you’ll get the necessary ideas and techniques on useful resources on music teaching.

Music teachers want to always work and be at their best. As most of them also wish to become not just teachers but mentors, people who can establish camaraderie among their students, they need to generate and provide quality music education without compromising creativity, effectiveness, resourcefulness and enthusiasm of both ends. In this light, music teachers are encouraged and motivated to attend professional development training and seminars to aid them in meeting this academic objective.

Innovative Webinars On the Go

Some music educators engage themselves in interactive, innovative and online webinars that help them gain sufficient knowledge and necessary skills in coming up with creative, new, unique yet effective music teaching strategies. Webinars, short for web-based seminars and also known as web conferencing, are classified as interactive and collaborative discussion between the resource person and the audience. Its key features include the ability to give, receive and confer information.

However, in webinars, the data transmission is one way and does not allow interaction between the presenter and his audience. Web conferencing can hold and conduct live meetings, presentations and series of training over the web while the participants are at the conveniences of their homes – sitting and relaxing. These one-way web conferences are typical yet innovative strategies to strengthen career growth and widen opportunities.

Some of webinars’ features and key elements are slideshow presentations, keynote slides, live or video streaming, VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), web tours, online text chats, meeting recording, polls, surveys and screen or application sharing, and many more. More so, most webinars come for free – free yet effective online training and workshop and I guess that’s one great thing about these innovations.

Online forums and Discussions

In the advent of Internet and other technologies, music teachers can just go online and have some educational chats with fellow teachers to share inputs and strategies that have been all effective over a period of time. Through these media, you can get the most relevant information from first-hand users who experience it on their own without misleading and confusing you. In here, you can share the same interests and experiences.

Traditional yet Strategic In-house Seminars

Generally, seminar is a form of academic endeavor and instruction either held within the areas of the university or a sponsored private, commercial and professional organization. This in-house seminar serves as a venue for professional development and career growth. Its set-up goes like that of webinars; however, participants can interact and communicate face-to-face. Such presentations, discussions and dialogues on certain topics are organized in such a way that the flow can be understood and observed by the audience and receivers.

Whatever you choose to engage into, you’ll surely get exactly what you want and need to develop a strategic plan for a more comprehensive teaching method. So, get started and enjoy the privileges you can get from these series of training and workshops. Good luck, fellow music teachers.

These music teaching resources can help you improve your skills and teach you how you can have your own music teacher’s website – Earl Marsden

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