“Teaching Teenagers”: Thoughts from Annie Kwok, Composer & Musician

"Teaching Teenagers"Thoughts from Annie Kwok, Composer & Musician for Music Educators by Debbie O'Shea When you meet Annie Kwok, you cannot help but be impressed by her enthusiasm and energy. Annie Kwok- Composer & Musician This is how Annie describes her musical background. “I am ...

@Home Learning Activity

Make a Rhythmic Pattern A Quick Fun Idea for Music Teachers and Parents by Debbie O'Shea Are you a Music Teacher scratching around trying to find something that will translate well into learning@home? Are you a Parent tearing your hair out trying to keep your ...

Teaching Music Remotely – Using FREE Crescendo Downloads

Keeping the Music Alive for Music Educators by Debbie O'Shea This second blog post around using Crescendo Downloads in remote teaching and learning is going to point to to ideas for the use of some of the free files on http://crescendo.com.au/.To access these files, all ...

Teaching Music Remotely – Using Crescendo Member Downloads

Keeping the Music Alive for Music Educators by Debbie O'Shea There is much uncertainty and fear around Covid 19, and rightly so. As Music Educators, we have to get our head around how to teach our very social, hands-on, interactive subject. I would like to ...

A (Personal) Cyber Safety Lesson

A (Personal) Cyber Safety Lesson for Music Educators by Debbie O'Shea Teachers, we all have a responsibility to teach our students about the ethical and safe use of ICTs. I would like to share one of the most powerful activities regarding this topic that I ...

Understanding and Respecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Culture

Understanding and Respecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Culture for Music Educators by Debbie O'Shea Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures In music lessons, we need to address the Australian Curriculum Cross-curriculum priorities, one of which is 'Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Histories ...

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