MusicFirst Junior

Mike Lawson • News • September 6, 2016

MusicFirst announced the arrival of Music First Junior, a dynamic and easy-to-use online learning management system for teaching elementary music.

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. 

“MusicFirst Junior is a platform that helps students look forward to learning because it provides a fun environment,” said MusicFirst Director, Dr. Jim Frankel. “And for educators, it’s a fantastic resource that’s easy to use and makes teaching music even more enjoyable. It’s already becoming a favorite among students and teachers alike.”

Using iPads, Chromebooks, PCs, 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. 

MusicFirst Junior:

•    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, using a standard web browser or iOS device.

MusicFirst Junior is now available.

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