Some of these files are large. The most effective way of accessing them is to RIGHT CLICK and select save.
Guide to Propellerhead Reason for teachers and students
Reason is a revolutionary piece of creative software which can be quite difficult to get to grips with. This guide, written by Omar Khokher breaks down the essentials in a very visual and easy to follow guide complete with musical examples below to download.
Dr. Rex and CF101.mp3 End of Step 2.mp3 End of Step 3.mp3 Two Dr. Rex loops.mp3
Step1.rns Step1.rns Step3.rns (These three files need Reason to be installed)
Scales with Style
Scales as you've never practised them! Backing tracks are provided to accompany all major and harmonic minor scales. Each scale has its own staff notation for all the main instruments and very funky backings to make scale practice fun and motivating. Written by Omar Khokher
Music - A survival guide added
This is much more than a teacher guide. It is a comprehensive survey of Indian music and how it can be used in the classroom. It also includes pupil materials and worksheets. Written by Omar Khoker
Small cards that can be used to compose rhythms and teach rhythmic notation and awareness
: musical symbols
Large musical symbols to use in class or even as display material in the music room
: Musical pitch
Large notes on treble and bass staves to reinforce pitch teaching or to use as classroom display (Now on free site)
9 posters added April 04
These are simple but effective ways of supplementing your schemes of work by having relevant displays around the classroom.
A no-nonsense guide to assessment in the busy music classroom and yes, how it can actually help you and the pupils!! This handbook provides examples of effective and simple assessment techniques in the classroom and provides methods of converting formative assessments into National levels.
VERY handy! Christmas carols scored in 4 parts for virtually any instrument. There is even a MIDI file to rehearse the singing.
and vocal activities book (700K)
A collection of echo songs, partner songs and other fun activities to encourage part singing. A large download so be patient!
activities for music lessons
added Sept 03 updated Nov 04
A collection of activities to start music lessons with a bang. Contains lots of flashcards. We will be adding to this in the future.
Good starter activity for IWB - name the notes
Plenary activities for music lessons added July 05
Powerpoint presentations with a difference. Play SPLAT! with your classes to consolidate learning activities in a fun way. This is best done on an interactive whiteboard. For best results, right click and open the presentations, playing them through Powerpoint
Plenary cards - literacy through music
These are a group of cards which you can give out at the end of the lesson to reinforce learning and get pupils talking about what they have learnt in the lesson.
Rhythm Bingo (3.25Mb) added May 04
3 different levels to play. A great way to reinforce rhythm learning.