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Musical Contexts. Interactive Music Flipcharts. In May, I blogged about Technology In the Music Classroom.

Interactive Music Flipcharts

I talked about many wonderful tools we acquired during a construction renovation, including the interactive white boards. We have Promethean ActivBoards which run on ActivInspire Software. In this post, I will share some flipcharts that I have submitted to Promethean Planet and are available for free download. There are brief descriptions below, but you may also click the links to preview the slides before downloading. In this lesson, students will perform a rhythmic ostinato on body percussion to accompany a poem "Once I Caught a Fish Alive. " This flipchart features 20 multiple choices questions. This flipchart is used for a 3-lesson unit. In this flipchart, students perform rhythmic ostinatos with body percussion and unpitched percussion to accompany the poem "Cobbler, Cobbler, Mend My Shoe.

" Living Sky Band and Music Programs » Blog Archive » Smartboard Technology and Music. Many of our schools are installing Smartboards into classrooms.

Living Sky Band and Music Programs » Blog Archive » Smartboard Technology and Music

The question now is “how do I use it as more than just a projector?” Here is one blog that offers advice, shares resources and teacher ideas: Music Technology in Education MusTech Wiki has many links and shared documents, everything you could want for SmartBoard programs. Sinfini 1000. ARTSEDGE: Summon the Heroes: Classical Music to the Rescue! Introduction Good for: Grades 3 and up Estimated Time: Give yourself some time!

ARTSEDGE: Summon the Heroes: Classical Music to the Rescue!

The Listening Activities run about 45 minutes. 3 Ways to Choose an Instrument. Edit Article Three Methods:Choosing a VarietyChoosing the Right InstrumentFinding the Right FitQuestions and Answers Learning to play an instrument is one of the coolest things you'll ever do.

3 Ways to Choose an Instrument

Whether you're just starting out in school, decided you wanted to play in a band, or have decided to learn to play music now that the kids have grown, it's a fun and rewarding thing to do. MusicForTheClassroom - Musical Families! Learn all about the different music instrument families on this page!

MusicForTheClassroom - Musical Families!

All About Instruments! This link lets you explore all the different instruments! This link shows the orchestra seating! Look at how all the instruments are grouped together...just like families! The Whole Family! Free Music Games. Future Technologies for Music Education – guest post by Eugene Cantera, DLP. Today we’re excited to bring you a guest post from Eugene Cantera, partner at the Dallas School of Music, whose innovative Discover, Learn, and Play training system is helping lead the way in learning music, instruments and ear training online.

Future Technologies for Music Education – guest post by Eugene Cantera, DLP

At DSM we often say “one of the great things about music is the people you meet through it”, and though we’ve never actually ‘met’, I have been a follower of Christopher Sutton on Twitter and a fan of Easy Ear Training for quite a while. We blogged about them back in 2010 and ran a contest that gave away an EET app last year.

So when Christopher asked if I would write a guest post, I jumped at the opportunity. There is little doubt that technology is infiltrating just about every facet of our lives. Just look at how much change has occurred over the past 10 or 15 years in the way we access news, entertainment, and information. Some students excel at ear training; to them it comes easily and naturally.

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K-12 Resources For Music Educators. Back to top of this page Questions or comments about this site can be sent to Cynthia Mazurkiewicz Shirk.

K-12 Resources For Music Educators

Mankato Area Public Schools - Mankato, Minnesota Recognized as an outstanding site by these fine organizations: K-12 Resources For Music Educators is also included in web resource directories of hundreds of universities, school districts and music organizations throughout the world. Domain addresses: k-12music.org ~or~ k-12music.com. Tanbur Music Education Links.

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10 Excellent Ways to Use An Interactive Whiteboard in the Music Classroom. Posted on February 24th, 2011 in Free, Interactive Whiteboards, Music Tech Tips.So you’ve been given an interactive whiteboard (IWB) to use and you know you should be using as more than a simple projector or place to screen videos.

10 Excellent Ways to Use An Interactive Whiteboard in the Music Classroom

The benefits of incorporating an IWB into your teaching are many: it allows you to create a bank of learning resources that can be used many times across multiple classes, you can replace some of your physical resources with digital versions so you don’t lose them. Luckily, you don’t need to rewrite your curriculum. By learning a few IWB basics, you’ll find that many of your current class activities can be adapted for use on an IWB. Here are a few ideas to get you started: 1. Start simply with a few basic IWB techniques: you can write words and let the IWB convert them to text you can draw music symbols (rhythmic notes, clefs, dynamics) and drag them freely around board make use of the blank manuscript that is usually supplied within your IWB software. 2. 3.

Free resources: eMusicTheory.com. Mustech / FrontPage. FrontPage This wiki was begun because of a conversation on the Teachers.net music teachers discussion board.

mustech / FrontPage

Some of us decided we'd like a place to share our Smartboard lessons, and perhaps some other resources we use in our classrooms. The idea behind this wiki is simply to collaborate and share the things that make our classrooms better. Mrs. Friedman's Resources / SMARTBoard Lessons.

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