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5 Ready-Made Kahoot Quizzes You Can Use In Your Music Classes

By |2019-10-12T03:59:00+11:00October 12th, 2019|Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas, Teacher Tech Tips|

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Katherine Miller. Midnight Music is celebrating productivity this month!  Although many things can be different from music room to music room around the world, I think we can all agree that time is of the essence with our students.  That makes the use of technology

10 Productivity Apps to Help You Organize Your Lesson Plans

By |2019-10-14T20:10:30+11:00October 4th, 2019|Chromebooks, Elementary Ideas, Macs and PCs, Middle and High School Ideas, Teacher Tech Tips|

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Robby Burns. Everyone likes to organize themselves differently. Teachers prefer different tools, organization methods, and preference over how much of their workflow is digital. Whatever your approach, there are a handful of great apps that can help you create your plans, search them, group

How to Create Engaging and Productive Video Lessons with Edpuzzle

By |2019-09-03T17:12:11+11:00August 31st, 2019|Free and Low-Cost Tech|

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Kathryn McGreal. Recently I have been looking for strategies to better engage my students in their learning and improve literacy in aural and musicology lessons. Sadly, students have become less inclined to read and literacy has seen a decline which is a continuous frustration

Lights! Camera! Action! 4 Flipgrid Lessons For the Elementary Music Room

By |2019-08-26T00:43:43+11:00August 24th, 2019|Elementary Ideas, Free and Low-Cost Tech|

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Katherine Miller. As an educator in an elementary school with 1 to 1 devices for students, I am always keeping my eyes and ears open for new ways to incorporate technology into my instruction. Technology can be a real motivator for even more students

How to use Google Classroom to Submit Recorded Singing and Playing Assignments

By |2019-08-31T01:01:22+11:00August 17th, 2019|Chromebooks, Elementary Ideas, Macs and PCs, Middle and High School Ideas|

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Taylor. Streamlining student data collection the easy way One afternoon, I was sitting at my desk in my chorus classroom. My 6th graders had just left. The high school girls ensemble was after my planning period. I was preparing for a meeting with

3 Benefits of Being a Google Certified Educator as a Music Teacher

By |2019-07-26T05:22:56+11:00July 26th, 2019|Teacher Tech Tips|

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Joncas. There are many benefits to becoming a Google Certified Educator. For music teachers, the Google Certified Educator program offers relevant professional development. It also helps teachers gain new technology knowledge and apply that knowledge to their own teaching context.  The Google Certified

3 Ways to Take Control of Technology with Apple Classroom

By |2019-07-09T01:57:19+11:00July 4th, 2019|iPads, Macs and PCs|

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Katherine Miller. My first years of teaching were hard! Way harder than it looked in the classroom of the master Kodaly educator where I was a student teacher in Gahanna, Ohio, USA. I would spend many extra hours prepping and preparing for each of

GarageBand Chords: How Smart Instruments Helped My Kids Grasp Music Theory

By |2019-06-24T19:54:21+11:00June 22nd, 2019|iPads|

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Joncas. GarageBand is a music making program by Apple. It is available for free, but must be run on an Apple operating system (OS). GarageBand can run on Mac computers with MacOS, and on iPads and iPhones with iOS. Today we’ll focus on

The Most Important Things to Teach Students About Music Production

By |2019-10-11T23:58:34+11:00January 12th, 2019|Middle and High School Ideas|

Guest author: Tracy Plunkett This article has been written by a guest author.  If you’re an educator or music industry professional who is interested in contributing an article to the Midnight Music blog, you can apply here. As a music teacher, you would know just how advanced music technology has become. In fact, you may

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5 Tips for Managing One to One iPads

By |2019-07-03T22:31:35+11:00May 28th, 2018|iPads, Teacher Tech Tips|

Guest author: Katherine Miller This article has been written by a guest author.  If you’re an educator or music industry professional who is interested in contributing an article to the Midnight Music blog, you can apply here. In my first 12 years of teaching, the access to technology in my music room has been slowly

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