Blog

Blog2017-02-24T14:19:50+11:00

MTT107: Using Choice Boards in Music Education

In this episode, we'll discuss how to use choice boards in music education. We'll cover what they are, the benefits of using them, how students complete them, and some choice board topic ideas you

How To Make A Singalong Video In Flipgrid

The Flipgrid Shorts Camera is a stand-alone camera that you can use to create quick videos for your students. In this video, you'll learn how to use the Shorts Camera to make your own singalong videos

How To Make Follow The Bouncing Ball Videos Using Flipgrid

In this video, you'll learn how to make your own "follow the bouncing ball" style singalong videos using Flipgrid. I take you step-by-step through the process, and by the end of this walk-through, you'll be able

MTT106: 3 ways you can create a Music Video to Celebrate Your Student Ensembles

Have you had your school concerts cancelled? All those rehearsals and nothing to show for it 🙁 So what can you do?  There are a few different ways you can capture all the hard

Star Wars Lessons using the Chrome Music Lab Songmaker

Introduction May The Fourth be with you!  Here’s a free Star Wars music tech lesson you can use with your students.  This lesson uses the free Songmaker which is part of the Chrome Music Lab.  The

Dear Music Teachers: You Can’t Run A Live Rehearsal Online (So Here’s What To Do Instead)

I recently wrote a blog post with a slightly controversial title - Dear Music Teachers: Please Stop Asking How To Create A Virtual Choir Video - in response to the hundreds of music teachers who would

By |April 19th, 2020|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas, Teacher Tech Tips|1 Comment

How to Use Choice Boards in the Music Classroom

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Katherine Miller.  Choice boards are not a new idea but they have become very popular as music teachers worldwide are trying to figure out how

By |April 18th, 2020|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas|6 Comments

Gmail for Music Teachers: How You Can Stay Organized When Your Inbox is Overflowing

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Joncas. Now more than ever, email is an important way to communicate. Whether it’s the latest deals, keeping up with friends or work-related communication,

By |April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Chromebooks, iPads, Macs and PCs, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

Dear Music Teachers: Please Stop Asking How To Create A Virtual Choir Video

Right now, I’m a member of a number of music teacher Facebook groups and everyone is scrambling to move their teaching to an online format. At least 5 times per day - and often within the

By |March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas, Teacher Tech Tips|84 Comments