MusicFirst® to Launch Online Platform for Elementary Students
By HC News |
MusicFirst® to Launch Online Platform for Elementary Students, MusicFirst Junior
Available in August 2016, MusicFirst Junior is an intuitive, kid-friendly learning management system that makes teaching and learning elementary music more fun and engaging
NEW YORK – April 21, 2016 – MusicFirst introduces MusicFirst Junior, a dynamic and easy-to-use online learning management system for teaching elementary music.
“MusicFirst Junior is such a fun platform that learning quickly becomes something students look forward to,” said MusicFirst Director, Dr. Jim Frankel. “It’s also a fantastic resource for educators, as it makes teaching music even more enjoyable. We feel confident that it’ll become a favorite among students and teachers alike.”
Launching in August, MusicFirst Junior offers award-winning, built-in music apps, including Groovy Music: Shapes, Jungle, and City Create Modes; Groovy Explore; Morton Subotnick’s Music Academy; and an audio recorder that allows students to make simple recordings of their music, with or without a metronome.
Using iPads, Chromebooks, or any device able to run a standard web browser, MusicFirst Junior gives elementary students instant access to music-learning tools and learning content relevant to their level, matched with kid-friendly graphics and age-appropriate curriculum.
- Is ideal for traditional instruction, flipped classrooms, cross-arts learning, and for differentiated instruction.
- Includes a library of exercises and pre-programmed Learning Pathways created to suit many different pedagogies, including Orff or Kodály, that address state and national standards. Teachers can also build their own to meet their exact needs and those of their students.
- Gives teachers control over assignments with a simple drag and drop interface.
- Makes it easy for teachers to observe what students have been exploring, learning, and creating.
- Enables students to learn anywhere, any time, using a standard web browser or iOS device.
MusicFirst Junior will be available August 2016. Find out more and pre-order MusicFirst Junior at www.musicfirstjr.com.
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Established in 2012, MusicFirst is the Digital Education Division of the Music Sales Corporation. MusicFirst was founded with one mission in mind: offer music teachers and their students easy-to-use, affordable cloud-based solutions that enable music learning, creation, assessment, sharing, and exploration on any device at anytime, anywhere. Its product offerings include Focus on Sound, Morton Subotnick’s Music Academy, PracticeFirst, Noteflight Learn, O-Generator, and many more. For more information, visit www.musicfirst.com.