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8 Dog Training Tips for Your Guitar Class

8 Dog Training Tips for Your Guitar Class

In our approach to creating more effective learning and teaching methods, we have always been drawn to other similar disciplines such as coaching in sports, habit building in behavioral psychology, and animal training to fully understand the underlying principles of...

10 Resources for Band Teachers

10 Resources for Band Teachers

Band instruction is not easy. Band instructors have to be a jack of all trades, in a way, but even jacks of all trades need support. There is a lack of support for band teachers, so we wanted to do our part to help give you resources to make teaching more effective....

Getting Students Hooked Quick in the Key of G

Getting Students Hooked Quick in the Key of G

The first few months of learning an instrument are the most important. This is the time where students will decide whether they like the instrument and if it’s for them. Many students begin learning guitar because the music they like has prominent guitar parts....

How to Create Your Own Guitar Talent Hotbed

How to Create Your Own Guitar Talent Hotbed

Talent hotbeds are places around the world that consistently pump out world class performers. These hotbeds aren’t located where you might expect. They aren’t found in prestigious universities, professional training camps, or with celebrity coaches. Rather they are...

10 Fun Activities for Teaching Guitar Remotely

10 Fun Activities for Teaching Guitar Remotely

Click to download the PDF Learn Your Favorite Theme Song Ask students to pick their favorite movie, TV show, or video game theme song to learn. These are often simple, easily identifiable melodies. Have them record it and pay a game to see if other students can guess...

Moosiko Strives for Equity

Moosiko Strives for Equity

The disparity in access to education has been highlighted by the COVID-19 crisis. Now more than ever, educators are faced with the harsh reality that some students don’t have the same support and resources as others. As a vendor providing tools, products, and support...

What Kind of Learner is Your Student?

What Kind of Learner is Your Student?

Hans Jensen, a world renowned cello teacher in Chicago, is sometimes referred to as a talent whisperer. People travel from all over the country just to have a single practice session with him. Jensen, as with many other great coaches and teachers, has an extraordinary...

Moosiko in the News | April 2020

Moosiko in the News | April 2020

Moosiko has been featured in some great periodicals recently! We received an honest review from F-Flat Books! "I love that with this site, I can setup a class and see how much my students have practiced and track their skills." - Sarah Gulish, F-Flat Books We were...

Student Insights: Motivation Killers

Student Insights: Motivation Killers

This is the first of a series of posts called ‘Student Insights’ where Moosiko polls guitar students to better understand how, as instructors, we can help them learn and progress. Learning an instrument requires motivation. In this day and age, it can be difficult to...

Flipping Private Guitar Instruction

Flipping Private Guitar Instruction

The flipped classroom model has taken standard education by storm - why not incorporate it in private guitar instruction, too? Rethinking how you structure your 1-on-1 lesson time allows you to increase revenue by taking on more clients while ensuring the same...

Practice Makes Progress – If You Enjoy It

Practice Makes Progress – If You Enjoy It

“Practice makes perfect.” The old adage imparted to most people trying something for the first time. What the adage doesn’t mention, though, is how boring practice is. There, I said it. Practice is BORING. So boring, in fact, that many people, myself included, have...

Adaptive Learning Impact on Music Education

Adaptive Learning Impact on Music Education

Music education plays a critical role in the pursuit of a well-rounded student. And the benefits are vast: enhanced math, reading, and cognitive skills, improved memory, better fine motor skills, encouragement of sociability and expressiveness...just to name a few....

Easy-to-Read Brown Eyed Girl Chords

Easy-to-Read Brown Eyed Girl Chords

Brown Eyed Girl chords by Van Morrison in the key of GClick here to view the full song on Moosiko   Chord & Song Sheet Stats Key: G Chords: G, C, D, Em Chord Transitions: 6 Chord Progressions: 2 Strumming Pattern: Standard Folk What is Moosiko? Moosiko is an...

Easy-to-Read Let it Be Chords

Easy-to-Read Let it Be Chords

Let it Be chords by The Beatles in the key of GClick here to view the full song on Moosiko Chord & Song Sheet Stats Key: G Chords: G, D, Em, C Chord Transitions: 5 Chord Progressions: 2 What is Moosiko? Moosiko is an online guitar learning platform that helps you...

Which Online Guitar Lessons Are Best?

Which Online Guitar Lessons Are Best?

Online guitar lessons provide an easy, affordable, and comfortable way to learn the guitar. There are many options for you to choose from. Which online guitar lesson is right for you? Read on to compare and contrast the options Video-Based vs Song-First Approach...