Favorite Tech for the Band Room
Here is an overview of tech we use to make our lives a bit more streamlined and enhance student learning.
We have a classroom set of 25 iPad minis the Traughber Band Boosters purchased for us in 2017 with fundraising money.
Classroom management system that pairs with Google Drive
Sets up as a sophisticated online Student Plan Book
Available to schools or districts that use Google Apps for Education
Excellent for recorded playing assessments
Daily Rehearsal Slide Template with Countdown Timer
Include learning targets and objectives
Long term record of all lessons and shared info
Create surveys, quizzes (self grading), or event registration.
We also use this for Weekly Theory Tests and to collect information for Parent Volunteers.
Results are sent to a spreadsheet.
Group texting app designed for educational use
Keeps phone numbers private
Interactive study sets, flashcards and games
Premade sets available
Game Style learning
Download data and view results
Note Names App
NoteNames+ tackles one of the most serious roadblocks for young musicians: The ability to instantly recognize the names of notes.
The only comprehensive instrument mastery app! Students on every instrument will learn NOTES, FINGERINGS & RHYTHMS through exciting gameplay.
A subscription based rhythm system.
Easy to use on-line music notation program