music

How to Add Music to Spark Video with Soundtrap

If you’ve ever watched a movie or television show and felt moved by the music, you know how powerful a soundtrack can be for a viewer. Whether it’s the opening song on Game of Thrones or the music in the credits of Forrest Gump, as consumers we often have an emotional connection to what’s playing […]

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Piano Companion Music Theory App for Students

Can an app help students learn music theory? When the team behind Piano Companion reached out to me this year, I was excited to learn more about their musical mobile app. Designed to help songwriters, producers, teachers and their students, this dynamic music theory app might just have a place in your classroom! Piano Companion […]

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Mussila Monster Adventure Music App

Looking to increase creativity, build music skills and let students explore?  Mussila is a music app game for children designed specifically for students aged 6-11 years old. It’s goal is to teach the basics in music to children. Kids will travel with the Mussila band and participate in jam sessions. They’ll make their way to mountainsides surrounded by […]

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Music-Friendly Lessons to Boost Comprehension from Lyrics2Learn

Looking to capture your students attention while building core literacy skills? You’ll want to check out the Music-Friendly Lessons from Lyrics2Learn.  This website hosts online reading centers and mini-lessons for elementary students.  Students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade can work independently through activities to strengthen comprehension and fluency.  This engaging platform can connect student interests to foundational literacy skills […]

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Lyrics2Learn Lessons to Engage Readers

Lyrics2Learn is a website that hosts hundreds of 15 minute, interactive reading lessons for students.  These teacher-made lesson plans were made to improve elementary reading skills while keeping kids engaged.  It’s certainly a great choice for reading centers where students can work independently or share a screen. Lessons to Engage Readers Students can practice choral […]

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Tune Train for Music Creation

How are students in your classroom creating music? Check out this iPad app for making music! Tune Train is a wonderful free app that children can use to create their own music.  By manipulating different objects on the screen kids can find harmony, pitch and rhythm.  Complete with a teacher’s guide, this free app is […]

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