Teaching Resource 2 – Interactive Keyboard

Name of teaching resource Interactive Keyboard
Weblink (if web based) 

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/music/piano.html

Who should this digital teaching resource be used with? (ie year/grade)

Year 1

How should it be used? (e.g. individual, whole class)

Both. It can be used individually or with the whole class.

Which subject or learning area would it be most appropriate to use in?

The Arts – Music

Identify the strengths of this teaching resource

You can plan an entire year of music lessons for Year 1’s with this interactive keyboard because you can show them the notes, teach them the minor and major chords and scales in individual lessons.

Identify any weaknesses of this teaching resource

I found some of the chords and scales had quite a dull background screech going on when it auto played the chords and scales sounds through my speakers.

Explain any ideas you may have for further use of this teaching resource

You can get the children to write and then perform/play their piece to the class/peers.

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