Remote Learning Resources

Resources for Remote Learning

Check back often for updates to this page. If you have suggestions or would like to offer a link to share lessons that you are creating, please email Thomas Rinn, trinn@tcda.net. 

On Wednesday, March 18, the NAMM Foundation will offer a free webinar titled Bridging the Gap: Teaching and Learning Music Online. Register for free at https://www.nammfoundation.org/articles/2020-03-13/virtual-music-making-during-national-health-crisis

Companies Offering Free Accounts for Student Learning

Please note, each school district has specific policies regarding student accounts and privacy. It is strongly advised that school administration be contacted before asking students to register for any accounts. 

Sight-Reading Factory - www.sightreadingfactory.com

Contact support@sightreadingfactory.com to set up free student accounts for closed schools

SmartMusic - www.smartmusic.com

Free access for schools that do not already have a subscription through June 30, 2020, see website for details. 

UTheory - www.utheory.com

Free licenses for schools affected by the Coronavirus, see website for details. 

MusicFirst - www.musicfirst.com

Free Music First suite of software offered to schools during closure. See website for details. 

Quaver Music - https://www.quavermusic.com/info/about/news-insights/covid-19-developments-e-learning-ideas-for-teachers-and-students/

Free access to resources for affected schools. 

 

Tools for Distance Learning

Zoom - https://zoom.us/education

Zoom is removing the 40-minute time limit on free accounts for schools affected by the coronavirus

FlipGrid - https://info.flipgrid.com/

Webex- https://www.webex.com/webexremoteedu.html

Similar product as Zoom - Free accounts for educators with many resources dedicated to the movement to online teaching. 

 

Other Resources

ACDA Resources for Choral Professionals during a Pandemic - https://acda.org/ACDA/Resources_for_Choral_Professionals_During_a_Pandemic.aspx

Professional Concerts

Metropolitan Opera - Nightly Live Streams from the Metropolitan Opera https://www.metopera.org/

Berlin Philharmoniker - Digital Concert Hall - Now Free - https://www.digitalconcerthall.com/en/tickets?a=bph_webseite&c=true

Conducting choir auditions remotely

Example from Colleyville Heritage High School www.chhspantherchoir.org/auditions

Example from Burleson Centennial High School http://www.centennialhschoir.com/end-of-year-auditions.html

Blog by Doreen Fryling, Choral Director sharing a compilation of ideas and resources, https://doreenfryling.org/2020/03/17/high-school-choir-online-learning-options-growing-as-musicians/

 

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