“The way we use SmartMusic now…”

“The way we use SmartMusic now...”

Last week we shared the first of a series of short video interviews with Dan Pinkston, instrumental music teacher at Monarch K-8 in Louisville, CO. Since then Dan received Boulder Valley School District’s “Impact Award,” for bringing “a high level of integrity to his work.”

This week we’d like to congratulate Dan and share more of his successful approach with you.

“What’s worked well for us in the new SmartMusic…”

“What’s worked well for us in the new SmartMusic…”

We can tell you all day about how fantastic the new SmartMusic is, but it’s not the same as hearing it from someone who’s using it with their students every day. So we drove over to Monarch K-8 (it’s in nearby Louisville, Colorado) to interview band director Dan Pinkson.

In the resulting series of short videos, Dan shares his personal experience with the new SmartMusic.

More Flexible Pricing for the New SmartMusic

More Flexible Pricing for the New SmartMusic

Today we are very excited to announce a new pricing model for SmartMusic. Now music educators can get started with the new SmartMusic for just $40!

We created the new SmartMusic to make the benefits of SmartMusic more accessible to more students (including those on Chromebooks). But music educators have told us they also require more flexibility when purchasing SmartMusic for their students.

Quick Peek at the New SmartMusic: Simplifying Assignments

Quick Peek at the New SmartMusic: Simplifying Assignments

We are continually improving and adding features to the new SmartMusic. We created this ”Quick Peek” blog series to share 30-second video glimpses of how this progress can help you in your classroom. 

Time is always in short supply, so creating and sending SmartMusic assignments needs to be as simple and efficient as possible.

Mastering Student Data with SmartMusic

Mastering Student Data With SmartMusic

Managing data can be incredibly useful for your program. You can successfully manage fundraisers, demonstrate value (and progress) to administrators, and improve your communication with parents.

But your students have to come first.

Dealing with student data has come a long way since pencils, paper, and a sheet of graph paper.

Quick Peek at the New SmartMusic:
Introducing Practice Analytics

Quick Peek at the New SmartMusic: Introducing Practice Analytics

We are continually improving and adding features to the new SmartMusic. We created this ”Quick Peek” blog series to share 30-second video glimpses of how this progress can help you in your classroom.

Today we’ll peek at a brand new feature we call Practice Analytics.

The Practice Analytics tool allows students to see and track their own practice time.

New SmartMusic Update – December 2017

In the last month, we’ve made many improvements to help educators work more efficiently with the new SmartMusic. Today we’ll provide some details on what’s new in assignments, grading, and the administration of SmartMusic seats. We’ll also share some hints on what SmartMusic news we might announce this week at the Midwest Clinic.

New SmartMusic Update – November 2017

New SmartMusic Update - November 2017

Over the last month, we’ve been making improvements in the new SmartMusic for teachers, students, and administrators. We’ve also introduced some features, added new content, and refined existing titles. Please check out the highlights below.

New Features Grading scale and grading calendars can now be shared among classes. This means you only have to create them once, and they’ll become available for all other classes.