#BlackLivesMatter: Music in a Movement

During this time of political uproar and social activism, TeachRock wants to ensure that we are keeping the youth of America educated with hard facts. The death of George Floyd has sparked yet another round of protests and riots around the country. There is a public outcry for change, justice, and equality: all of which embody the Black Live Matter …

Brookyln Teacher Creates the ABC’s of Famous African American Musicians

Trying to find inventive ways to keep your students enticed can be difficult, but this NY teacher created the ultimate activity for his students to learn some of music’s most iconic African American artists. Long time friend of TeachRock, Mr. Will Mosley, from PS 149 Danny Kaye in Brooklyn, NY created the ABC’s of famous African American musicians. From A …

Watch Little Steven Mentor Student Songwriters LIVE on Zoom (VIDEO)

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO OF STEVIE VAN ZANDT MENTORING SONGWRITER STUDENTS OF STUYVESANT HIGHSCHOOL Stay Tuned for a full version of the Master Session… ——— CLICK HERE to donate to TeachRock.org and support the creation of FREE educational materials. Donate $10 or more and you could receive a guitar signed by Stevie Van Zandt! Steven Van Zandt Rocks the First …

Check Out This Week’s TeachRock Playlist: “School’s Out”!

In honor of the technical “end” of the “school year” – learn, discuss, or simply enjoy a compilation of summer anthems, TeachRock lessons, featured artists, and important tracks signifying that liberating feeling when you realize that School is out for the summer! CLICK HERE to check out the Playlist It’s also important to realize that the learning process is never …

Get Your Fill of Hip Hop-themed Lessons with TeachRock

CLICK HERE to donate to TeachRock.org and support the creation of FREE educational materials. Donate $10 or more and you could receive a guitar signed by Stevie Van Zandt! TeachRock does not just offer lessons about Rock & Roll; we use all genres of music to teach, including Hip Hop. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has joined forces with TeachRock …

Do You Think “Arts Education is Essential” ?

CLICK HERE to donate to TeachRock.org and support the creation of FREE educational materials. Donate $10 or more and you could receive a guitar signed by Stevie Van Zandt! Do you think Arts Education is Essential? TeachRock does. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the country have had to abruptly transition to online virtual learning. Utilizing and learning about the arts is …

Nike SB Reveals new Grateful Dead Shoe: “Dancing Bear Collection”

CLICK HERE to donate to TeachRock.org and support the creation of FREE educational materials. Donate $10 or more and you could receive a guitar signed by Stevie Van Zandt! Assumed to be forever counterculture, The Grateful Dead has not only revolutionized business in the music industry, but still continues to innovate and develop new and engaging business deals that not only excite …

Spectrum 1 News – Rock Musician Creates Educational Program to Lower Drop-out Rate

CLICK HERE to donate to TeachRock.org and support the creation of FREE educational materials. Donate $10 or more and you could receive a guitar signed by Stevie Van Zandt! There is no denying that rock music has been instrumental in shaping American culture. Using his fame and platform, famed guitarist, Steven Van Zandt is leading a campaign designed to empower teachers …

Education Week – This Rock Legend Is Combining Teacher PD With Live Music

CLICK HERE to donate to TeachRock.org and support the creation of FREE educational materials. Donate $10 or more and you could receive a guitar signed by Stevie Van Zandt! In a crowded concert hall here on a late October evening, rock musician Steven Van Zandt leaned into the microphone—nodding his head, wrapped in his trademark bandana—and turned his between-song banter to …

New Yorker – Steven Van Zandt’s New Rock-and-Roll High School

CLICK HERE to donate to TeachRock.org and support the creation of FREE educational materials. Donate $10 or more and you could receive a guitar signed by Stevie Van Zandt! Wearing his trademark silk head scarf, an exotic blend of Barbary pirate and Russian babushka, Steven Van Zandt was relaxing backstage at the PlayStation Theatre, in Times Square, recently, before a gig …