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Elementary music teacher says the ‘key’ to teaching is rapport

Author Sarah Guinn recently wrote an inspirational article on the importance of creating a rapport between the teacher and the student. “More than 600 students come through Alison Smart’s classroom at Nelsonville-York Elementary School, and she can tell you a … Continue reading

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About Ian Green

Thank you for continuing to visit the blog My Musical Community! More blog posts will be coming soon! In the meantime, to learn more about author Ian Green, click here! Keep having fun, stay tuned for new updates coming soon! … Continue reading

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Guest Blog Opportunities

Do you have an interesting idea that you would like to share? At MyMuCo, we are always reading new and interesting articles from across the globe. Currently, we are looking to post new content. If you have an interesting idea, … Continue reading

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Sending An Email Using MyMuCo App

In the music lesson, communication between the teacher and the student is simple: the teacher and student work together during the lesson time, decide on the aspects of the materials that need work, enjoy the successes of good practicing, and … Continue reading

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The Importance of Music Education

In the article “The Importance of Music Education”, author Alexis Kalivretenos states: “What if there was one activity that could benefit every student in every school across the nation? An activity that could improve grades and scores on standardized testing? … Continue reading

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Shaped Notes: Interesting Facts on Music Notation

Shape-note singing, a musical practice and tradition of social singing from music books printed in shape notes. Shape notes are a variant system of Western musical notation whereby the note heads are printed in distinct shapes to indicate their scale … Continue reading

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Technology and the Music Student

Our current generation of music students and parents are involved with technology in a variety of ways. Guest blogger Kathy Schmidt, a music teacher, musician, and member-in-good-standing of Ontario Registered Music Teacher offers some great insights into the various examples … Continue reading

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