Technology may pave new path to music education

Spotify, a popular music smartphone app, and New York City Department of Arts Education has partnered up to host a weekend-long hackathon to create new apps that will solve the problems music teachers face in face of depleting budgets.  This part of the Innovate NYC Schools initiative by the DOE to bring technology into schools.  While an app can never replace teachers, it is the hope that a good app may help teachers engage differently and more efficiently.  While it is not expected that a classroom-ready app will immediately emerge from the weekend event, it is the hope that eventually, technology will enable more schools to bring musics to students.  

To find out more about this event, check out this blog post by Spotify.

How do you think technology will continue to change how we bring arts to students?  


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