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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

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