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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 |2019-11-09T04:01:25+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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Using Class Dojo in Music Classroom Management

By |2018-09-06T00:31:30+11:00May 21st, 2018|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.   As a music teacher, I have always struggled with assessing student performance standards like singing and playing

What I Learnt Recording a Middle School Orchestra

By |2018-10-23T09:08:32+11:00March 15th, 2018|Middle and High School Ideas, Teacher Tech Tips|

Guest author: Judith Bell 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.   How a makeshift recording session turned out to be one of the best hours of orchestra all

Songwriting with Young Teenagers: Then and Now

By |2018-09-06T00:47:45+11:00October 11th, 2017|Chromebooks, iPads, Macs and PCs, Middle and High School Ideas|

Guest author: Alan Cameron 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. Welcome to another blog post written by a guest author.  The author of today’s article is Alan Cameron

5 Ways to Use PowerPoint to Make Your Singing Rehearsals More Effective

By |2018-09-18T14:28:45+11:00June 8th, 2017|Interactive Whiteboards, Teacher Tech Tips|

Guest author: Elisa Jones 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.   Welcome to another blog post written by a guest author.  The author of today’s article is Elisa

Lesson plan – Composing A Movie Trailer

By |2019-05-30T07:39:51+11:00January 12th, 2017|Middle and High School Ideas|

A beginner film scoring lesson 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. This blog post has been written by guest author Mike Dimin - a music teacher at The