How can I engage my primary students in online learning? (Geography, Culture and Music for Primary Students)

Keeping your class engaged and exploring with curiosity and excitement is often difficult to maintain, particularly when classes have moved to online learning and distance education in these times of Coronavirus. Cultural Infusion offers a suite of online platforms called Learning Lands to keep your students motivated, focused and learning to a high standard – platforms that can be continued …

Learning Music Online

As schools remain closed during this difficult time, it is important that students continue their music education online via tools like Sound Infusion. Many school teachers are preparing to move to a virtual learning environment to support their students at home. The challenge lies in recreating an interactive classroom environment and effectively integrating music into the virtual classroom. The common …

How Can We Celebrate the Indigenous Music of Australia?

Music, in all its forms, is the most ancient of arts within all cultures. Whenever communities gather for special events, rituals, and spiritual observations, music is at the core. Australian Aborigines have had a continuous culture of over 50,000 years. Whether singing, clap sticks, didgeridoo, gum leaf, or bullroarer, indigenous music has developed in unique ways throughout the continent. Migration …

Our First Peoples have mapped the land through Songlines, which provide navigation, mythology, and information about sacred and significant areas of the landscape.

Geography and Music!

Hearing Geography, Music Makes Connection How have our First Peoples understood their landscape? For millennia they have sustainable practices to keep the landscape maintained at its optimum level. Fire, for example, has been used in various ways to keep the landscape healthy, regenerate the flora, and ensure the fauna have habitats that enhance their continued survival. Our First Peoples have …

How music helps diverse communities and places and the contribution people make

How music helps diverse communities and the proven contribution people make?

Music is a universal language. We all have heard that when words fail, music speaks! A beautiful melody evokes an emotional response, regardless of the language, it is written in (Kawakami, Furukawa and Okanoya, 2014). Music helps diverse communities by transcending cultural and linguistic barriers. Even though music is omnipresent, it differs so much from place-to-place. The musical traditions of …