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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

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

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

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

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

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

Closing Time: Virtual End of the Year Activities for the Music Room

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Katherine Miller.  Although the end of the school year is not what we might have anticipated, it is here nonetheless.  For 180+ days, you have

MTT110: DIY Music Puzzles and Games Part 2: Crosswords

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 second episode of the series, I walk

By |June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Free and Low-Cost Tech, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|0 Comments

Social Media is the New Concert Hall: Get You (And Your Students) Out To Play

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Joncas. For many of us, performing in a traditional concert hall just isn’t possible right now. Whether it’s a lockdown, stay-home order, or simply

By |May 30th, 2020|Categories: Free and Low-Cost Tech, Teacher Tech Tips|0 Comments

MTT109: DIY Music Puzzles and Games Part 1: Bingo

Looking for music puzzles or games that you can use to reinforce musical concepts in a fun way? There are a number of free websites that let you create your own puzzles super-fast. In

7 Choice Board Examples for Elementary Music Teachers

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Katherine Miller.  I have been lucky enough to have a job where I worked closely with other music specialists which changed my teaching practice. With

By |May 23rd, 2020|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Free and Low-Cost Tech, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

MTT108: Making Teaching Videos with the Flipgrid Camera

Flipgrid is a fantastic free tool for teachers - it’s a video response platform that allows you to set an assignment for students where they will respond with a video. One of the great

By |May 20th, 2020|Categories: Free and Low-Cost Tech, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |0 Comments