"Musical" links for classroom use
Hoffman Music Academy- I highly recommend these as a tool for students with no prior piano experience. For more information, please don't hesitate to contact me. IT IS AMAZING!!!
This website has everything. However, you do have to download the apps. It is Mac and PC compatible. You will need to explore the programs to find out what you like or dislike about each one.
This website is more for elementary, but it is educational for students to learn the "sounds" and "families" of instruments.
This website is great for students to practice identifying instruments. It is not as "childlike" as the previously listed website.
This website is great for elementary or younger to practice instrument identification.
This website is great for piano students. There are several links attached from the link pasted below.
This website is great for keyboard labs, or students that want to learn some piano music on their own.
This website is a weebly that provides a list of several interactive websites that can be used for students, both young and old.
Songs that would be great for different activities not necessarily involving music.
This website is useful to discuss music and culture with older students.
This website is great for describing rhythms and counting.
This website is great to help introduce or reintroduce instruments for beginning band students.
Soundation is a great way to introduce "looping" and sound design. You do not have to download the program, but you do have to create a login.
The following link provides a list to the ABC's of music. This link is great for junior high or high school music appreciation classes. The songs can be adapted to better suit your classroom environment. It is a "slideshare" powerpoint that goes through the alphabet listing several genres of music. (Sorry for the advertisements that are also on this website).
This is a link to my Pinterest page. Feel free to use at your convenience. I have done my best to separate music activities or lessons by grade level or style of teaching. I update it periodically, but not too often.
This website is a link to a teacher's music page that I found to be useful for elementary students.
This website is amazing. However, you will need an account/book, in order to be able to use. I highly recommend this for band or music students. It is absolutely excellent!!!
This website is excellent for percussionists! It is also good for classrooms to use as a resource for rhythms. It has different levels of achievement for multiple tempos.
The links that are listed above are only a few that could supplement classroom ideas. I have tried to keep the list fairly short to avoid getting overwhelmed with "technology" as it is a learning process. Don't be afraid to experiment with the links. However, I encourage you to know the software/websites before using them in the classroom.The links will be updated periodically, so please check back regularly for updates or feel free to use this site as a resource for your classroom.