Category Archives: Music teaching

Is media rich technology the answer for music education?

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What a Wonderful World: Connections to inspire Music Teachers

Hello from beautiful Laos! So, I’ve just gotten back from a conference (EARCOS) at the International School of Manila with a bunch of Arts and PE teachers AND I’ve signed up for a course on COURSERA through the Sydney Conservatorium. … Continue reading

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Inquiring in Year 9 Music

I have just finished a unit of inquiry with my Year 9 Music students, and I’m so proud of what the students were able to achieve. I won’t talk about everything we did, but I will share with you what … Continue reading

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Sooo, my website has changed back…

Hey all. ┬áJust letting you know that after experimenting with using a premium wordpress account that I’ve decided to switch back to http://www.alisonsmusicblog.wordpress.com and that may mean that some of the things I’ve shared in the past are a bit … Continue reading

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How I got started

Hey people. Here’s a video I put together last night explaining why I do what I do on this blog, particularly with regards to putting my arrangements out there. Hopefully it will give some of my readers a bit of … Continue reading

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School Music vs. Real Music

I really liked what this blog post had to say about incorporating more student choices of music in the music classroom. Here’s to open-mindedness!   School Music vs. Real Music.

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Music and memory: Preparing for a test.

While most of the world has been on school holidays this week, New Zealand has still been going. In fact we don’t get a break until July 12th and then there are still two terms until the end of the … Continue reading

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