Tips for PowerPoint Creation
I detail some general tips for PowerPoints creation. Video 1 will get you started with "best practices". Video 2 provides some simple tips for working collaboratively on a cross-platform presentation (i.e. PC to Mac).
Free App Friday - XBEATS & hEar Me Ear Training - Music Toolbox
Ok, so it's Thursday and not Friday... sue me. This time, Music toolbox is looking at two free music apps, but not just any free apps. These music apps try to make music theory fun ... oh the hubris! XBEATS by NOTE17 LLC. XBEATS runs you through a serious of progressively difficult rhythm puzzles, while Toni Leppakorpi's hEar Me Ear Training is designed to help beginners find and repeat pitches.
Gmail for Teachers - Music Toolbox
Gmail is the gateway to the land of Google Apps. The shear amount of essential eduction tools that come built-in to a Gmail account is staggering. We will be breaking this discussion into 2 parts: this first part will cover the rationale and beginning setup essentials, while article 2 will detail some of our favorite Gmail tips and managements techniques.
Free App Friday - Adobe Voice - Music Toolbox
Adobe Voice creates polished, visually interesting, and thoughtful narrative based presentations. As teachers we are always telling stories. Stories activate our students' memories and stimulate their imaginations. Start telling music's stories today with Adobe Voice.
Support: the Young Composers & Improvisors Workshop (YCIW) - Music Toolbox
The Young Composers & improvisors Workshop (YCIW) provides the opportunity for public school children to compose their own music and have it performed by professional musicians. Please visit YCIW's Indiegogo campaign and make a tax deductible contribution. Your support will go a long way toward introducing future generations to the joys of music creation.
Tuesday Quick Tip: 5 MAC OS Sound Tricks - Music Toolbox
The following sound tricks will change the way you use your mac! OK so that was probably an exaggeration, but 4 of these 5 tricks were new to me, and are really pretty cool.