Hey Internet Friends! I’m trying to be cool like the kids and participate in this “TBT” business 😉 In case you’re unfamiliar – TBT = Throwback Thursday. Since I am not actually cool, I’ll be posting my own version of TBT here – Throwback – to basics – Thursday!  On TFBD’s TBT (you like all of those COOL acronyms?!) […]

TBT – Organizing Your Google Drive

  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

You can read ALL over this blog about how obsessed I am with Canva…here, and here, and even here just to name a few spots. Canva is truly one of my most used websites and apps and services. I am a HUGE fan. What I am about to share with you has been blowing my mind and is something that I […]

Adobe Spark Part 1 – “Post”

  Google Forms has had an overhaul and I just know that you are going to love it! Guess why?! It will now SELF GRADE your quizzes! This is great news! Along with the quiz and grading features, the basic format has changed just a tad so here is the 4-1-1 First, you need to get to Google Forms:   […]

Google Forms Update: Self-Grading Quizzes!

If you have been here before, you probably know that I have a teeny tiny obsession with Canva – you would think I work for them (I don’t) or am getting paid by them (I’m not) because I try to convert everyone I know to using Canva all the time.  Sorry, everyone I know – I have probably annoyed you about […]

7 Practical Ways to use Canva in Your Band Hall!

  Hey peeps – here’s my running list of favorite and “must have” Chrome Apps and Extensions! Don’t see your favorite listed? Add it in the comments section! First, if you are new to Chrome, check this post out that will give you the 4-1-1 Next go on over the the Chrome Web Store and go nuts adding these little […]

TFBD’s “Must Have” Chrome Apps/Extensions for MusicED