Ryan Sargent leads the marketing team at MakeMusic, Inc., building and distributing professional development content to educators across the country. A former middle school band director, Ryan loves connecting music teachers with technology, and serves as the vice president of TI:ME (Technology in Music Education). Ryan graduated from Baylor University, studied jazz pedagogy at the University of Colorado, and is an active trombonist in the Denver area.
The best way to build better sight-readers? Make them sight-read! Learn how you can use technology to produce unlimited sight-reading examples in class, adapt them to keep kids engaged at home, and build formative assessments to help track your students’ progress.
You don’t have to become a tech wizard or magically quadruple your budget to change the way you and your students use technology. Here are some ways to take baby steps with technology—and how TI:ME can help.