Music and Technology

Strategies That Work Music and Technology

Watch this video and pause to explore. The resources are listed below.

Rational and Outcomes for This Professional Learning


Music teachers have difficulty finding specific professional development just for them, that is why this video is needed.

Outcomes After Watching the Video

  1. Music teachers will understand the importance of having a growth mindset versus a fixed mindset.
  2. After the lesson music teachers will have fresh new resources to share with students.
  3. As a result of this lesson music teachers will understand how to use social media for professional development and to showcase the work of students.
Resources Featured in the Video

Defining a growth mindset

Austin’s butterfly

A growth mindset explained for students

Visual of a growth mindset

Iceberg visual

Growth Mindset book by Carol Dweeck

Grit by Angela Duckworth

Which step have you reached today?

Vocabulary meets music


How to make music on the iPad

Technology in the elementary music room

Visit Carnegie Hall

The Performing arts on Google


YouTube meets music ed

Mr. Lee on You Tube Rapping About Rocks

Mr. Lee’s YouTube channel

This class rocks

School House Rocks

Pinterest ideas


Discussion Questions
  1. What was your background knowledge about growth mindset? What did you learn that was new?
  2. Specifically, how does growth mindset apply to you music classroom?
  3. How do you think the book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance will apply to you?
  4. How would you describe Seesaw to a colleague?
  5. In what ways could you use Seesaw in your classroom?
  6. How would you describe Flocabulary to a colleague?
  7. How could you use the idea of Flocabulary to make to make connections to content curriculum?
  8. How would you describe the experience of the virtual visit to Carnegie Hall?
  9. How do you plan on using social media for personal professional growth?
  10. What is one resource that was new to you, and how do you plan on using it?