OUR STORY

The integration of technology in teaching evolved and grew rapidly during the 1990s.  Computers and software became more powerful and many teachers developed internet-based resources for their classrooms.  The power of the internet as a teaching tool was immediately obvious, however teachers struggled then, as they do now, to find time to develop resources. In 2003 we decided to create a website of resources dedicated to secondary classroom music teachers and students.  Beginning with aural skills, we moved on to the elements of music which became the foundation of the site.

e-lr continued to grow organically and now supports teaching and learning in over 500 schools across Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.  Many schools who subscribed in the early days of 2004 are still with us today. We are extremely proud of the array of resources e-lr offers teachers and students. The content of the site has been influenced by feedback from subscribers, our knowledge of curriculum design and our experience in the music classroom. We hope our website saves you many hours of work and provides an immediate benefit to your students!

OUR TEAM

  • Miranda Myers
    Miranda Myers Director

    M Ed, B Creative Arts (Music), Grad Dip Ed

    Miranda began her music teaching career in 1982. Her interest in the use of technology in teaching dates back to 1989 when she was successful in applying for one of Queensland’s first grants to establish an Electronic Learning Centre for music. She has been a head of department, participated in syllabus writing, District Review Panel Chair for music and is currently a member of the Queensland Curriculum & Assessment Authority (QCAA) State Panel for music. Since 2015 Miranda has continued to teach in a part-time capacity as well as maintaining her role as director of e-lr.

  • Allan Melville
    Allan Melville Director

    BA, Grad Dip Ed, ATCL

    Allan has been a music educator for over 30 years in New South Wales and Queensland. Along with teaching, his experience includes composing, arranging, and performing in rock and jazz genres. As a teacher, Allan incorporated technology into the music classroom and his creative approach was the focus of demonstrations to music teachers, university students, politicians and international educators. Since 2003 he has pioneered the development of e-lr, demonstrating the site to teachers and presenting at conferences.

  • Hannah Melville
    Hannah Melville Business Development

    Hannah has been working in business development in Sydney across a number of industries including research/advisory and social media industries. She enjoys working with educators and enabling them to access the highest quality e-resources to benefit their students.

  • Ben Myers
    Ben Myers Business Development

    Ben has a long history of sales in his career as a manager of a large regional business. He is a valued member of the team and has worked with e-lr since 2013.