MusicFirst


Here’s to week four of school – cheers, friends! That means that I’ve been using MusicFirst with all of my students for four weeks now. Since I’m now infinitely wise about implementing it into an entire program (hah!) I’ll share with you the four things that have worked the best for me so far in getting my kids onto MusicFirst. […]

Four Success-Building MusicFirst Starter Tips


I don’t know about all of you guys, but omg school. The busy hit hard these past two weeks! Even though it has been crazy, I have been just so happy to see the kids – school is SO much better with them there and I seriously missed them over the summer (especially during inservice week).    If you are […]

Music First: Why the Work is Worth It



  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 […]

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