TeachRock Launches Its First Full-District Partnership

Introducing TeachRock’s first ever school district partnership! Starting in the new 2021 school year, TeachRock and the Hopatcong School District have formed a close partnership for the first districtwide school system in the World for a leading and innovative educational platform, that will be used as an additional learning tool for grades K – 12. While TeachRock has been available …

TeachRock’s DLP on Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar is a groundbreaking 21st century American rapper. So far, he has won thirteen Grammy awards and six Music Billboard awards. Although he started rapping at the young age of 16, but he didn’t become a household name until he released To Pimp a Butterfly in 2015. Although To Pimp a Butterfly contains many hits, TeachRock used To Pimp …

TeachRock Teacher, Jamie Warner, Is Named Teacher Of The Year by Orange Avenue School in Cranford, NJ

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! Orange Avenue School (OAS) has announced that Jamie Warner has been selected as the 2019-2020 Educator of the Year. Ms. Warner is a social studies teacher at Orange Avenue School. The environment that she creates in her classroom …

1.5 Billion Children Sent Home From School Due to Pandemic

Universal Issues of Distance Learning  As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, 1.5 billion children worldwide, an estimated 90% of school-aged children worldwide are participating in remote-learning. From Naples, Italy to New York City, educators are encountering the same issues: connectivity issues, a lack of access to the necessary devices, overwhelmed parents, and the feeling that it just is not …

Hard Truths

We begin with a hard truth: In the United States, Black people are two and a half times more likely to be killed by the police than their white counterparts. Darnella Frazier, who is 17 years old, filmed the graphic video of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd’s neck as he cried out “I can’t breathe.” George …

#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 …