How-to Guides for Teacher Planners, Curriculum, and More

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Digital Planner for Microsoft Word & Google Doc

Master File Planner Instructions DOWNLOADS

These downloads will make MUCH more sense after watching the above video.

Microsoft Word

Google Docs

Technology Tips & Tricks for Teachers

A growing group of videos to help you make effective resources for your classroom.

If your principal wants to know how you DIFFERENTIATE for students who need extra help, you can point to many of the tips on this page.

Manipulating text and images through highlighting, enlarging, separating, and many other techniques, help all kids focus on your lesson, especially those with challenges.

On this GROWING page of resources…

  1. Great Websites
    1. Paint With Music
  2. iMovie
    1. Syncing Lyrics With Audio for Beginners
  3. PowerPoint
    1. Custom Line Spacing
    2. Change Cursor/Pointer Size & Color
    3. Finding Folders Faster (on a Mac) with Add to Sidebar
  4. Noteflight
    1. Getting Started, Input of Notes, Rhythm, Melody, Key, Meter, Lyrics.
    2. Instrumentation, Formatting & Mixing Panels, pdf/mp3 Downloading, Organization Tips
  5. Chrome Music Lab
    1. Song Maker’s Microphone Function for Vocal Exploration

Great Websites

Paint With Music

I didn’t think I could love something more than Chrome Music Lab but this Google Arts and Culture feature, Paint With Music, is FANTASTIC. Here’s my tutorial and how you can teach melodic direction, rhythm, tone color, harmony, vocal exploration, texture, and so much more!

iMovie

Syncing Lyrics With Audio for Beginners

PowerPoint

Custom Line Spacing

Change Cursor/Pointer Size & Color

Finding Folders Faster (on a Mac) with Add to Sidebar

Noteflight

Getting Started, Input of Notes, Rhythm, Melody, Key, Meter, Lyrics.

Instrumentation, Formatting & Mixing Panels, pdf/mp3 Downloading, Organization Tips

Chrome Music Lab

Song Maker’s Microphone Function for Vocal Exploration

Culture in the 21st-Century Music Classroom


There are no easy answers from the discussions we are having on providing equity in our music classrooms. We are talking about critical race theory, decolonization, systemic racism, and more.

Web Sites

Databases

These databases have NOT been fact-checked. They are a place to see the results of some of the discussions currently occurring in music education. I personally use them as a jumping off place when I want to use a particular song. From there, I do my own specific research.

Knowing More

The Breakdown on Minstrelsy by Dara Starr Tucker

Articles