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With the challenges of teaching during the COVID 19 restrictions, you’ll find several posts to help you through this challenging time.
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NOTE: our posts do not necessarily appear in chronological order, as some are ordered according to the season.
Curated from Midnight Music – by Katie Wardrobe – Resources and links mentioned in this episode 1. Manage your passwords Lastpass – this is the one I use and it’s fantastic 1Password is another option 2. Task and project management and to-do lists Asana – I use Asana to manage my work and home-related projects and tasks Trello – another option some of […]MORE
Ever tried this? Is this possible? Jazz legend Christian McBride demonstrates one way for musicians to join together online.MORE
Curated from Midnight Music – by Kath McGreal – In this episode of the Music Tech Teacher Podcast, I’m sharing a conversation I had with one of my Midnight Music Community members, Kath McGreal. I invited Kath on the podcast to talk about her use of Wakelet with her music students. Wakelet is a free digital curation tool that allows […]MORE
Curated from Smartmusic’s The Music Educator Blog – by Dr. Christopher Marra – The transition between middle school and high school is a critical time for music students. With the growing pressure to take on more academic rigor and increased opportunities to participate in activities and groups at the high school, many students and families can feel anxious about balancing […]MORE
Curated from Midnight Music – Katherine Miller and Alison Capelle – Looking to motivate your music students? Kids of all grade levels will KILL for recognition like this! Many of us are getting a second chance at rethinking how music education can look and sound as we head into the school year. Last spring provided us with virtually no time to […]MORE
Curated from the Bulletproof Musician – I attend a martial arts class where the rule is that phones must stay in the locker room, and never be out near the mats. The rationale being, they’re a distraction. And if you’re distracted, not only does your training suffer, but you can get hurt. The idea is to come to class a […]MORE
Curated from Band Directors Talk Shop – by Erin Kendall Murphy – Does your flute section play at a mezzo forte dynamic most of the time? Are you constantly asking them to play out more or play much less for balance in your ensemble? Are your flutists only able to play loud in the high register and soft in the low register? […]MORE
Curated from Smartmusic’s The Music Educator Blog – by Elisa Janson Jones – Now more than ever, it’s important for us to practice collaboration and to creatively communicate in ways that are meaningful for others—especially our students. Sometimes we forget how essential these soft skills are for us to learn. Skills like confidently reaching out when we need help, and […]MORE
Curated from Music Educator Resources.com – Fall semester kicked off this past month. We started online for 2 weeks to prepare for transitioning back to in person lessons for those who chose to. About 75% of my families chose to transition, the rest are staying online. Because I have limited room in my teaching area, we are continuing all group […]MORE
Curated from Midnight Music – by Katherine Miller and Alison Capelle There is a difference between seeing the possibilities of integrating technology into your classroom and actually doing it! Many innovators and early adopters of technology integration can make the task seem daunting. We were early technology adopters, however we would not consider ourselves technology experts! The reason we have […]MORE