Whether you are new to online music teaching or have found your rhythm already, these tools will help you create a program for your virtual music classroom or support music e-learning experiences at home. 

You can do this! Get started with remote teaching with these helpful, must-haves.

Transitioning to Remote Learning

Tips for the most common challenges and best practices for remote teaching, how to use popular online platforms, and more from TeachingDegree.org.

Our Favorite Sites for Online Practice

We recommend these online platforms for managing your students’ music making.

Flipgrid

Noteflight Learn

SmartMusic

Soundtrap

5 Things You Can Do

Learn more about how you can best advance and advocate for school music programs in Save The Music’s 5 Things You Can Do – Music Educator Edition.

Midnight Music

 Free training and resources available to help you simplify technology and use it effectively in your (virtual) music classroom. 

Teacher Guide to Online Learning

Michigan Virtual™ and the Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute® have produced the guide to support those new to teaching online.

Our Favorite Sites for Paper Packets

We recommend these websites with activities to supplement offline student learning.

Beth’s Notes

Carnegie Hall Resources

Making Music Fun

Teachers Pay Teachers

Forte

A free video conferencing platform built specifically for music lessons. Developed in partnership with Berklee College of Music, Curtis Institute and The Royal College of Music, you can hear the difference between the audio on Forte and Zoom here, and see Forte’s unique features here.

Wide Open School

Distance learning resources, tools, and apps for free

See more about teacher support

Tips for Teachers Transitioning to Remote Learning

Most common challenges and best practices for remote teaching and using popular online platforms

Teacher Guide to Online Learning

Michigan Virtual™ and the Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute® have produced the guide to support those new to teaching online.

Our Favorite Sites for Online Practice

We recommend these online platforms for managing your students’ music making.

Flipgrid

Noteflight Learn

SmartMusic

Soundtrap

Our Favorite Sites for Paper Packets

We recommend these websites with activities to supplement offline student learning.

Beth’s Notes

Carnegie Hall Resources

Making Music Fun

Teachers Pay Teachers

5 Things You Can Do

Learn more about how you can best advance and advocate for school music programs in Save The Music’s 5 Things You Can Do – Music Educator Edition.

Midnight Music

 Free training and resources available to help you simplify technology and use it effectively in your (virtual) music classroom. 

Forte

A free video conferencing platform built specifically for music lessons. Developed in partnership with Berklee College of Music, Curtis Institute and The Royal College of Music, you can hear the difference between the audio on Forte and Zoom here, and see Forte’s unique features here.

Wide Open School

Distance learning resources, tools, and apps for free

See more about teacher support