flipped band hall


  Last semester (spring of 2016) I was lucky to be part of a MusicFirst Pilot with several other Texas teachers. I really love the platform of the classroom “hub” because it is a better and more efficient version of what I have done with my original “flipped classroom” websites for my students. I did this initial pilot with my […]

MusicFirst: Basic Initial Set Up


  “can you make a video about that and post it on the website?” -my favorite student Just kidding…we’re not supposed to have favorites, but it makes my flipping band director heart so happy when students value, appreciate, and ask for me to give them content to access at home so they can practice! Quote is from an ACTUAL 6th grade student […]

Pancakes and Pro Tips






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Listen, I tried really hard to open my mind to other interactive whiteboard options this week, but I just kept coming back to my old tried and true. I even paid for a new interactive whiteboard (I NEVER pay for apps!) so that I could accurately give you all an overview – no regrets though, I am glad to have […]

Four Reasons Why Explain Everything is Still My Fave Interactive ...


  If you are familiar with me at all, you know that my flipping BFF is my interactive whiteboard app. If you are not familiar with me, then hello, I’m Marianne and I am addicted to interactive whiteboards. What I look for in a GREAT interactive whiteboard:  what are it’s bells and whistles? what are it’s icons like, can I […]

Ooh-ing and Ahh-ing over the Doceri interactive whiteboard