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A partnership for empowering students through music

Young Producers Group + Soundtrap for Education + Pear Deck

Pear Deck has partnered with Young Producers Group (YPG) and Soundtrap for Education to help teachers empower students through music production. By exploring creative sound making, students build essential media literacy skills, collaborative abilities, and the confidence they need to become productive members of society.

With these ready-to-teach lessons powered by Pear Deck, students can start finding their creative voices in new and exciting ways.

Young Producers Group + Soundtrap

Young Producers Group (YPG) provides rigorous, forward-thinking music education that teaches young people how to make the music they love. Their curricula aligns music education with students’ interests and helps fuel students’ social and personal growth in the process. Soundtrap for Education is a cloud-based music and podcasting production platform that allows students and teachers to collaborate using any device, from any location. Soundtrap helps prepare students for a connected world by building critical thinking and communication skills.

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Pear Deck allows educators to build effective and engaging instructional content — right from Google Slides. This powerful learning tool makes it easy for teachers to build interactive slides with custom questions, formative assessments, embedded audio, and more.

New to Pear Deck? Get started in three easy steps.

To celebrate our partnership with Young Producers Group + Soundtrap, new Pear Deck users can enjoy 90 days of Pear Deck Premium, no credit card required. To learn how to create a new Pear Deck account, click through here.

Once you have the Pear Deck Add-on for Google Slides or Add-in for Microsoft PowerPoint Online installed, simply follow the directions below!

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Click on one of the Decks below to get a preview of the Deck and make a copy for Google Slides or Microsoft PowerPoint Online.

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Once the presentation is open in Google Slides or PowerPoint Online, open the Pear Deck Add-on through the Add-ons menu in Google Slides or the Add-ins menu in Microsoft PowerPoint. You can edit the existing questions or add your own custom questions from the slide library. You can also use it exactly as it is!

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Click the ‘Start Lesson’ button to start your interactive lesson!

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YPG + Soundtrap for Education Lessons, Powered by Pear Deck

The lessons in this collection are designed by YPG to introduce students to music production. Along the way, students will get a chance to flex their creativity and learn essential digital media skills.

Click through each activity to preview the slides and get your copy of these ready-to-teach lessons.

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YPG + Soundtrap for Education Lessons, Powered by Pear Deck

The lessons in this collection are designed by YPG to introduce students to music production. Along the way, students will get a chance to flex their creativity and learn essential digital media skills.

Click through each activity to preview the slides and get your copy of these ready-to-teach lessons.

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Learn more about the inspiration for these lessons in our interview with Lawrence Grey, Founder of YPG, and Leandro Otero, Senior Account Manager at Soundtrap.