Subject Areas & Game Categories

Subject Areas

Music Mind Games games and concepts are organized into nine subject areas:

  1. Dictation and Sight-Singing
  2. Alphabet and Intervals
  3. Reading Rhythms
  4. Rhythm Math
  5. Staff and Notes
  6. Tempos
  7. Music Symbols
  8. Scales and Key Signatures
  9. Triads and Chords

Game Categories

Games are either Teaching Games or Memory Games, and many games have elements of both. Only teachers need to be aware of the difference.

  1. Teaching Games
    • Teacher is leading
    • New concepts
    • Students are involved
    • Teacher paces the game
    • Peer learning
    • Teacher assessment
  2. Memory Games
    • Teacher is less involved
    • Learned information
    • Playtime for students
    • Memory sharpening
    • Peer learning
    • Teacher assessment

Games can also fall into the following categories:

  1. Classic

    Classic Games are game templates that can be adapted for multiple subjects using different materials and slightly modified rules. Most all Classic Games are Memory Games, and they are excellent choices for students at all levels of study.

    Amazingly, the 14 classic games transform into over 90 games. Using different materials and slightly modifying each game creates opportunities for playtime and memory sharpening.

  2. Solitaire

    Solitaire games can be played in a group or with one player. They are ideal for home practice or while observing another student's lesson.

  3. Review

    These are games used for review and are a guaranteed good time.