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Getting Started with SmartMusic's Free Teacher Tools
Getting Started with SmartMusic's Free Teacher Tools
Take this course if you are exploring SmartMusic with a free Teacher account
FREE
34 min
Getting Started with Your SmartMusic Teacher Subscription
Getting Started with Your SmartMusic Teacher Subscription
Take this course if you have a paid SmartMusic Teacher subscription
FREE
40 min
Creating Classes and Enrolling Students
Creating Classes and Enrolling Students
Quick course on how to set up classes and enroll students so they can benefit from the power of deliberate practice in SmartMusic.
FREE
8 min
Scheduling and Grading Assignments
Scheduling and Grading Assignments
Learn how to schedule and grade basic assignments in 7 minute or less
FREE
7 min
AssignmentsCustomGrading
Tips from Real Teachers: Katie Browne on Getting Started with SmartMusic
Tips from Real Teachers: Katie Browne on Getting Started with SmartMusic
Carlsbad Unified School District teacher Katie Browne gives tips from the trenches on how she uses SmartMusic
FREE
3 min
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Managing Teacher and Student Access and Subscriptions
Managing Teacher and Student Access and Subscriptions
This course is designed for SmartMusic users in schools and school districts. Platform administrators and teachers will learn how to manage their available teacher and student subscriptions.
FREE
11 min
PremiumStandardAdminSubscriptions
Teacher's View of the Student Account Creation and Assignment Submission
Teacher's View of the Student Account Creation and Assignment Submission
Course to familiarize teachers with the students' view of the interface
FREE
5 min
AssignmentsStudentsCreating an account
Migrating from Classic to the Web-based SmartMusic
Migrating from Classic to the Web-based SmartMusic
Course designed for teachers who are transitioning from the Classic to the web-based version SmartMusic
FREE
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End of the School Year Procedures in SmartMusic
End of the School Year Procedures in SmartMusic
This course deals with the administrative tasks related to the end of the year: gradebook, account, class, and subscription management
FREE
8 min
Getting StartedTipsPremiumStandardAdminSubscriptionsManaging accessStudents
Tips for a Successful Holiday Concert
Tips for a Successful Holiday Concert
The winter or holiday concert is for many, the first performance of the school year. Preparing for it requires the right planning at the right time. Get tips from many music educators on how to best prepare for yours.
FREE
All Things Sight-Reading
All Things Sight-Reading
The ability to sight read almost anything that is put in front of you is sometimes compared to having a superpower. This eBook compiles tips on teaching and practicing sight reading.
FREE
Rethinking Your Warmup
Rethinking Your Warmup
Different and sometimes opposing approaches to warming up your ensemble. Whatever your philosophy, you are bound to benefit from reading these articles.
FREE
Tips for Teaching Beginning Orchestra
Tips for Teaching Beginning Orchestra
Tips for teaching beginning orchestra for non-string players.
FREE
Beginning Band Tips
Beginning Band Tips
Beginning band directors face the impossible expectation of being an expert on every instrument. We created an e-book of instrument-specific beginning band tips to help you do the impossible.
FREE
Big Band: Director's Toolkit
Big Band: Director's Toolkit
Tips from experienced jazz educators from across the country to help big band directors everywhere.
FREE
The Director's Guide to Recruitment and Instrument Selection
The Director's Guide to Recruitment and Instrument Selection
As an ensemble director, few tasks are more important than recruiting new students. We’ve compiled recruitment and instrument selection advice from top educators across the country.
FREE
The Band Director's Guide to Student Retention
The Band Director's Guide to Student Retention
The future of our music programs depends upon our ability to retain enrolled students. Our retention efforts must be ongoing, and should begin when we first meet each beginning music student.
FREE
The Music Educator's Guide to Classroom Data
The Music Educator's Guide to Classroom Data
Data is a big part of what educators do. Data can drive administrative decisions, communicate effectively with parents, and help students develop.
FREE
Music Department Budgeting Tips
Music Department Budgeting Tips
We’ve compiled advice from fellow educators about the music department budgeting process (even from an administrator’s point-of-view) as well as ways to raise and save money for your music program.
FREE
Copyright for Music Educators
Copyright for Music Educators
Advice on how fellow educators have learned to uphold copyright laws, support students, and stay on budget
FREE
WEBINAR: Create or Import Music for Your Students
WEBINAR: Create or Import Music for Your Students
Learn how to use Compose to import or create your own music directly in SmartMusic
FREE
47 min
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Troubleshooting Google Chrome
Troubleshooting Google Chrome
Tips to help you troubleshoot Chrome browser
FREE
3 min
Getting Started with Sight Reading Builder
Getting Started with Sight Reading Builder
Introductory information about using Sight Reading Builder.
FREE
5 min
Uploading and Creating Music with Compose
Uploading and Creating Music with Compose
Quick Overview of Compose
FREE
3 min
Class Types and Student Access
Class Types and Student Access
Quick tips to understand how to manage and change class types and allocate Premium subscriptions to students.
FREE
4 min
AdminManaging accessClass Types
Getting The Most Out of Your Subscription
Getting The Most Out of Your Subscription
Whether you use SmartMusic as a demonstration tool in class or you send assignments to your students, find tried and true ideas to help you take advantage of your subscription
FREE
Sharing Your Music with Others Using Compose
Sharing Your Music with Others Using Compose
Basics on how to share your music with others
FREE
10 min
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WEBINAR: Using SmartMusic in the General Music Classroom
WEBINAR: Using SmartMusic in the General Music Classroom
In this archived 45-minute long webinar you’ll see how SmartMusic can help you start your students on the path to musical literacy.
FREE
45 min
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WEBINAR: Building a Choral Concert
WEBINAR: Building a Choral Concert
Learn strategies to choose the repertoire for your choral concert with acclaimed composer and educator Andy Beck
FREE
58 min
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Re-enrolling students
Re-enrolling students
Quick tip for easily re-enrolling students in SmartMusic
FREE
Archiving Classes
Archiving Classes
This short course is about completing the action of archiving a class, which in turn releases platform associated seats.
FREE
2 min
Band Director Stephen Howard on Teaching Remotely with SmartMusic during COVID-19 School Closures
Band Director Stephen Howard on Teaching Remotely with SmartMusic during COVID-19 School Closures
Quick tips from teachers in the field using SmartMusic to help them deliver remote instruction
FREE
13 min
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Orchestra Director Frances Oare on Teaching Remotely with SmartMusic during COVID-19 School Closures
Orchestra Director Frances Oare on Teaching Remotely with SmartMusic during COVID-19 School Closures
Quick tips and insights from teachers in the field using SmartMusic to help them deliver remote instruction
FREE
10 min
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