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JoyTunes prides itself on creating apps for teachers, by teachers.

F.U.N. is not a 4-letter word

August 15, 2014 |

As the new academic year approaches I want to pose a couple questions to all the teachers out there: are your students having fun?  Do you think fun is an essential part of the lesson experience?

I sometimes … Read More

How to Keep Track of App Assignments: Part One

June 23, 2014 |

Unfortunately, just accumulating cool music apps will NOT set your studio apart.

Utilizing apps to their full capacity and tracking how they enhance your students’ progress WILL.

Most would agree that this integration process is THE most tricky part of … Read More

From Daniel Barenboim to Music Ed Technology, and Back

June 23, 2014 | 2

“Do you see any young people in the audience? Classical music is relevant to everybody, anywhere. But the audience is globally getting older and smaller, while the need for the values of classical music seems to constantly rise…” It was Maestro … Read More

Four Subjects I Learned from Computer Games..and One I Didn’t…

June 19, 2014 |

There is no doubt, when playing video games, you are completely immersed in your playing . Parents and educators usually see this as a bad thing, and I can’t blame them. I, for example, spent much of my youth shooting monsters … Read More

Education and Gamification

June 8, 2014 |


Are you hesitant to allow your child more time with electronic gadgets? It seems the latest apps and hottest gaming systems steal valuable time from other important activities like reading, riding bike, catching bugs, telling stories, drawing, practicing piano … Read More