Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills

Posted by on February 20, 2013 with 0 Comments


We just returned from a very successful Texas Music Educators Association conference in San Antonio. We had discussions with a number of teachers who were interested in how the instructional games on MusicLearningCommunity.com related to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills standards (TEKS). We are happy to report that we had already sequenced the games to support the TEKS standards for grades K-8. They are available to view and print below.

We understand from talking to those “in the know” that student assessment in music will be becoming more important in the evaluation of teacher performance in the near future. Our learning management system already has provisions to help teachers address this issue. Continue Reading «Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills»

No Room For a MIDI Keyboard?

Posted by on October 17, 2012 with 1 Comments

Is there enough room on your computer desk for your MIDI keyboard?

Korg MIDI Controller

There are many learning and creative activities that are enhanced by using a MIDI keyboard as an input device. This can be awkward because most computer (desk) workstations are not designed to accommodate even a 4-octave keyboard.

Oftentimes, the MIDI keyboard ends up off to the side at an angle to the computer.The most effective positioning is to have the keyboard in front of the monitor — so the monitor is positioned like a music rack.

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How Blogging can Dramatically Impact Music Student Learning

Posted by on October 15, 2012 with 5 Comments

How Blogging can Dramatically Impact Music Student Learning

Having a blog in MusicLearningCommunity.com is something we’ve wanted to do for a while and, with our new site, we now have this capability. Here is a little bit about what the MusicLearningCommunity blog is, and why and how the blog provides value to you. 

Blogging Can Impact Student LearningWhat is a blog?

Blog is a shortened form of “web log”. It is a discussion or informational site consisting of articles or “posts”. Good quality blogs are interactive, allowing visitors to post comments or to submit articles to be posted. It allows participants to have the equivalent of a family dinner table discussion with others about subjects that matter the most to them.

Why have we provided a blog?

This is an important part of connecting our community. It supports professional development and provides a way to communicate among our members. Additionally, it is an excellent venue to present MusicLearningCommunity.com features–both existing and new–and how to use them effectively. You may have heard that we will be launching a brand new learning management system. We cannot wait to share with you as we progress. You’ll want to monitor the blog as more details will be unveiled in the coming months.
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Learn And Groom To Become Successful Musician

Posted by on February 24, 2012 with 0 Comments

Learn And Groom To Become Successful Musician

Passion drives people to achieve the dream of their life. There is no alternative to hard work and dedication. Music is not only a passion; it connects soul to the rhythm, the tones and the sound. Continuous learning and love for the music can explore the talent of any musician in a better way. But how often we have seen that many talented and emerging musician from around the world gets distracted from the original track and path of music due to lack of guidance and proper management as an artist. It is always better to seek help from the wise than to get destroyed.

Learn with the Music Learning Community

Music Learning Community is a place of continuous growth and learning. The goal and aim of the music community is to reinvent musical skills with the computer based learning and in a simplified manner. The experts involved in the music community are not only music experts but they are closely related to the development of musical skills and technology used behind the musical excellence. The team is determined for the reinforcement of the traditional music theory in present day music to start a complete new era of computer based learning music that helps you to grow as an artist and also it sticks to the tradition of the music which connects your music to the root.

Advancement with Good Management

Jordan Kurland is a name which has grown in the music industry and professional artist management over 20 years. The expertise in the artist management has benefited plenty of artists who are now well established in the international stage. The very progressive and creative style gave an opportunity to all the emerging and struggling musicians to establish themselves with proper guidance and management which will help them to grow as a musician. Zeitgeist Artist Management is the lifeline and guidance for all the aspirants to set the stage on fire.

Proper Management

A good manager provides you the right platform to manage the portfolio of an artist. The management gives you the much needed boost for your career. Artist management is the technique to groom you as an artist and take you to closer to the dreams. One can have knowledge of music and interest in the field but lack of professional approach and mismanagement can waste the talent. So, a quality manager gives you the platform where you can use all your talent and knowledge of music according to you but under the professional guidance. As a musician you can grow with your talent but a good manager helps to grow as a successful, renowned and famous musician. It gives you the wings to dream about the international stage and most importantly takes you there.

All the enthusiast musicians who are passionate about music should always take every opportunity to learn about music more. Even if someone has grown there is no way that one can stop learning.  But make sure that you can convert and transform all your learning to fruitful result  and become what you always wanted to be and live like what you wanted to live.

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