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MTT113: Tips for Returning To School In A Changing Environment with Shawna Longo

Shawna Longo is a General Music Technology teacher and Arts Integration Specialist at Durban Avenue School, in Hopatcong, New Jersey. She has been preparing to go back to school where she will now be

By |August 19th, 2020|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|0 Comments

10 Canva Resources for Teachers – Roundup Post

If you’re looking for more ways to use Canva, we’ve collected all of our Canva blog posts and podcast episodes in one place for your easy reference. Whether you are an experienced user, or just starting

By |August 15th, 2020|Categories: Chromebooks, Free and Low-Cost Tech, Macs and PCs, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

Laptop on a Cart: Using Digital Resources to Save Space and Time

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Joncas. Many music teachers will be teaching on a cart for the first time this fall. I spent my first year teaching on a

MTT112: DIY Music Puzzles and Games Part 4: Digital Jigsaws

We’re going to wind up our series on DIY music puzzles and games today with the final episode in the series. This one is all about creating your own digital jigsaw puzzles that students

By |August 5th, 2020|Categories: Free and Low-Cost Tech, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|0 Comments

Stop! Collaborate! And, Listen! Using SAMR in the Elementary Music Classroom

This is a guest post by Katherine Miller and Alison Capelle As educators we are all very different. We have different experiences, expertises and comfort levels, especially when dealing with technology! Although many school districts across

By |August 1st, 2020|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |1 Comment

10 Virtual Musical Instruments for Your Virtual Classroom

Whether it’s for virtual learning or just to let kids have experience with new instruments, virtual instruments come in handy. The internet is full of free instruments that students can play with. Some common music apps

Ultimate Free Music Tech Resources Guide 2020/21

NEW EDITION 2020/21 Each year I put together a list of free music tech resources – websites, software, and more – that you can use in your music classroom. The latest version of the Ultimate Free

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|2 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|1 Comment
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