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MTT18: Collaboration, Assessment and Digital Portfolios in Elementary Music – with Amy Burns

In this episode: Today I welcome elementary music teacher Amy Burns to the Music Tech Teacher podcast.  Amy teaches at Far Hills Country Day School in New Jersey and is a popular music educator who presents regularly at [...]

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|2 Comments

MTT17: 7 Easy Ways To Survive Technology In Your Music Classroom

In this episode: My top tips for success when using technology in music education. In today's episode I have 7 tips for staying sane and surviving technology in the music classroom.  In addition to the tips [...]

By | May 16th, 2017|Categories: Music Tech Tips, Podcast|0 Comments

MTT16: Creative composition projects using music technology

In this episode: What types of creative music tech projects can I do with my middle or senior school students? I share my favourites which include film scoring, video game composition, the science of sound, digital [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Categories: Chromebooks and BYOD, Lesson plans and ideas, Podcast|4 Comments

MTT15: Tips from a tech-savvy piano teacher with Tim Topham

In this episode: I'm super-excited to welcome my first guest to the Music Tech Teacher podcast: Tim Topham, a Melbourne based creative piano teacher, blogger and podcaster who uses technology on a daily basis.  Tim has [...]

By | May 2nd, 2017|Categories: How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips, Podcast|2 Comments

Music Teacher Interview Questions and Tips (including: how to answer the tech questions!)

Music teacher interview questions and tips (plus - how to answer the music technology-related questions!)   Applying for a music teacher job? Wondering how you should prepare?  Nervous about the possible technology-related questions? When applying for [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips|0 Comments

MTT14: How technology has revolutionised the way I arrange music

How technology has revolutionised the way I arrange music Since the time I began arranging (in my teens!), the advancements in technology have greatly influenced the speed at which I can arrange music. Back then, you couldn't [...]

By | April 20th, 2017|Categories: Music Tech Tips, Podcast|0 Comments

MTT13: Best notation apps and software for music educators

Best notation apps and software for music educators Notation apps for desktop computer, iPads and other tablet devices - what's currently available? Which ones are the best? What should I use if my students have Chromebooks? [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|Categories: Music Tech Tips, Podcast|6 Comments

Most popular graduation songs [2017 edition]

  It’s that time of year! “Does anyone have a great graduation song suggestions??” Towards the end of March (USA/Europe) and beginning of November (Australia/New Zealand) I start to see teachers ask for graduation song suggestions [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: General, Music Tech Tips|Tags: , , |23 Comments

MTT10: Free NASA sounds and how to use them in music education

Free NASA sounds and how to use them in music education Some time ago, NASA released a whole collection of recorded sounds for the public to listen to and use freely. The collection includes sounds from [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Lesson plans and ideas, Podcast|0 Comments