As a teacher, you know the importance of communicating with the parents of your students. Sharing with them your class goals, grading policies, and expectations helps everyone feel more comfortable and can alleviate possible misunderstandings throughout the year.
This week’s Feature Friday brings you short video clips with tips from successful SmartMusic teachers as they share their insights during a panel discussion at the 2013 Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic.
All of us here at MakeMusic on this National Teacher Appreciation Day, want to say ‘Thank You’ to all teachers for everything that you do.
Homework For Choir
Imagine having homework for your choir! Every student can now develop their sight-reading skills and becoming independent singers with SmartMusic.
Marty has been using accompaniment technology since the Vivace days, and has many great SmartMusic tips for educators of all experience levels.
Although Mike technically is the “youngster” of the group, his use of SmartMusic in the past four years allows him to offer sage SmartMusic tips in this Midwest Panel Discussion.
Successful implementation of SmartMusic can improve and streamline so many of the tasks a music teacher does on a daily basis, both inside and outside your classroom.
SmartMusic is interactive music learning software that gives every student and educator solutions for: digital repertoire, practice tools, documenting student progress, music technology integration, instant feedback, iPad implementation, and Finale/MP3 import, just to name a few.
Eric Songer, band director from Chaska Middle School West, recently won a $12,000 grant from the national ING Unsung Heroes awards program.
How long have you been a music educator?
This will be my 10th year teaching music in public school.