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8 Tips for Using Google Keep for Music Teachers

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Katherine Miller.  During these unprecedented times, the lines between home and work can be a little blurrier. Music teachers might be more used to this then others as we often hold rehearsals before and after school, performances on night and weekends, and have to find professional development opportunities devoted

By |July 11th, 2020|Categories: Chromebooks, Free and Low-Cost Tech, Macs and PCs, Teacher Tech Tips|0 Comments

Expert Tips for Sharing Your Google Docs With Other Music Teachers

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Joncas. With so much teaching and learning being online right now, Google Docs has become an even more useful tool for music teachers. Google Docs is a web-based word processing tool. Google Docs are shared in a user’s Google Drive, which allows for access from any web-connected device.

By |July 4th, 2020|Categories: Chromebooks, Free and Low-Cost Tech, Macs and PCs, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

Choice Board Templates For Music Teachers

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Katherine Miller.  It is easy to see why choice boards have gained popularity in music education. Besides all of the benefits choice boards have for student learning, there are also so many ideas out there from other music educators to help ease the strain of taking our instruction online. 

How to Create Simple Teaching Videos

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Joncas. Distance learning has forced many teachers to figure out how to teach in a new virtual environment very quickly. One of the best ways to teach music from a distance is to create simple teaching videos that students can watch. In a few steps, you can create

By |June 20th, 2020|Categories: Chromebooks, iPads, Macs and PCs, Teacher Tech Tips|0 Comments

6 Reasons for Caution with all Those Free Music Apps and Websites

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Joncas. Most music teachers are teaching online right now. Many music educational technology companies are offering their apps, paid subscriptions, and other features to educators for free right now.  This can be a great thing, as it allows teachers to see the variety of tools and resources available,

By |June 12th, 2020|Categories: Free and Low-Cost Tech, Teacher Tech Tips|0 Comments

MTT111: DIY Music Puzzles and Games Part 3: Word Search

Today’s episode continues on with our series about do-it-yourself music puzzles or games that you can use to reinforce musical concepts in a fun way. In this third episode of the series I walk you through how to make your own word search puzzles that can be completed digitally, or printed out. Links and resources: Xylo by Playsprout Xylo