Music Theory & Education

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How Tech Enables Non-Verbal Learners to Become Singers

Adam Goldberg, music teacher in a Special Needs environment, shares useful experiences from the classroom where he uses tech to enable learners to become vocalists they didn't believe they could be.

Music Theory: Adding Harmonic Color to Triads

Do you use suspended chords, 7ths, 9ths, 11ths and 13ths in your compositions? They might feel harder to use than triads in your compositions, but Lynda Arnold is here to show you how.

How Sound Affects You: Protecting your Hearing

What is a musician's most important body part? Voice? Fingers? Arms? Feet?? Nope! Your ears! And, these vital tools need protecting even more than our precious studio gear. Lynda Arnold explains.

How Sound Affects You: 5 Ways to Sing for Health

Lynda Arnold is backwith another insightful article in her series on sound as a healing tool. Here she explains five simple ways you can use your own voice as an instrument to promote better health.

How Sound Affects You: Fibonacci Tuning Forks

Continuing our series of sound as a healing tool, Lynda Arnold explores the use of the fabulous Fibonacci tuning forks for a profound healing experience.

How Sound Affects You:Tuning Forks as Sound Healing Tool

Continuing our series of sound as a healing tool, Lynda Arnold takes an in depth look at how tuning forks can be used to tune and balance your mind, body and soul.

Do You Write Music, or Does Music Write You?

What came first, the music or the mood? G. W. Childs shares muses over the effect music has on our emotional states and questions whether the music we listen to it is responsible, or not.

How Sound Affects You: Tibetan Bowls

Continuing our series of sound as a healing tool, Lynda Arnold turns her attention to an ancient instrument used for well-being and meditation: Tibetan bowls.

How Sound Affects You: Making Binaural Beats

Continuing our series of sound as a healing tool, Lynda Arnold is back exploring what binaural beats are and how they can be used for enhanced states of relaxation in your productions.

How Sound Affects You: Can Sound Heal?

We've all felt profound moments of joy, sadness, relaxation, etc when listening to music. In this fascinating article, Lynda Arnold explores how sound affects us and how it can be used for healing.

Special Needs Music Students Perform on iPad. Fundraising with Fox News, MPV and iTunes

Fox News recently approached Adam Goldberg, Special Needs Music Teacher and MPVHub Author, on doing a report on how he uses iPad with his students. The results are incredible. [w/ VIDEO]

Music Classroom: Enabling Highly Challenged Learners with iPad

Engaging learners in the special needs music classroom is not always easy. Adam Goldberg, teacher at NYCDOE, shows how iPads enable inclusive learning and enjoyment for all students.

The Special Needs Classroom: Building Community Through Music

“The arts can help students become tenacious, team-oriented problem solvers who are confident and able to think creatively.” Who said this... and how does this relate to Special Needs students?

The Special Needs Music Classroom: Mission Control

Mac OS X's Mission Control appeals to many users, from musicians to editors, graphic designers to web developers… and also to Special Needs Music Teachers! Read on to hear how it helps the later.

The Special Needs Music Classroom: GarageBand for iPad’s Smart Strings

Join Adam Goldberg in this insiders guide on how using smart strings in GarageBand for iPad helps him to facilitate musical learning in the Special Needs classroom.